BNP seeks coordinated initiative to eliminate militancy

01 Jul,2017

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

Observing that the Gulshan Café terror attack put a stigma on the nation’s long tradition of communal harmony and pragmatism, BNP on Saturday called for taking a coordinated initiative to stamp out militancy.

The party also urged the government not to create any smokescreen over the militancy and militant incidents.

“Today is a black chapter for the country as so many locals and foreigners were brutally killed by extremists on it…we had an expectation that the government would take a comprehensive and coordinated step to eliminate the militant networks in the country.

But, no such initiative has so far been taken,” said BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi.

He came up with the comment after paying homage to the memories of those killed in the gruesome militant attack on Gulshan Holy Artisan Café attack, marking the 1st anniversary of the incident.

A six-member BNP delegation, led by Rizvi went to the militant attack-hit spot around 10:45 am, and placed wreaths there paying tributes to the victims.

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