Anti-Govt Stance: Menon’s tactic to avert a split in his party – Daily Janasongjog


Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon’s sharp anti-government stance is nothing however his desperate plan to forestall another split within the left-leaning political organisation, aforesaid party insiders.

They aforesaid the party forums had recently mentioned that the part of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance virtually lost its identity thanks to its pro-government stance, moving off from its agenda that is to figure for the employees, farmers et al from the lower-income cluster.

The party president’s pro-government role and therefore the party’s failure to boost voice on totally {different|completely different} crucial national problems over the years created the leaders and activists at different tiers annoyed, the insiders aforesaid.

A section of the party members was conjointly sad with Menon, conjointly a leader from Dhaka-8, as he participated within the last 3 national elections with boat, the polls image of the AL.

They alleged Menon got busy in achieving personal gains abusing his party and Jatiya Sangsad posts. as an example, he created his married woman a leader from the reserved seats for girls, the insiders alleged.

Also, the central committee of employees Party had determined to contest the parliamentary polls in 2008 with the party image “hammer”. Party praesidium member Menon, however, determined to contest the polls with AL’s “boat”, that was contradictory to the employees Party’s charter.

In protest, a bunch of leaders, LED by Haider Akbar Khan Rono, left the organisation.

Another cluster of leaders, LED by Ragib Ashan Munna, Tusher Roy and Mojammel Haque town, conjointly left the halfy once it determined to require part within the “one-sided” parliamentary elections stayed January five, 2014.

Now, the employees Party is on the verge of another split as a district of leaders, LED by the party’s General Secretary and praesidium member Bimol Bishwas, is additionally set to quit the party, aforesaid the insiders.

Bimol might create the announcement at the party’s next congress, regular to be stayed Gregorian calendar month 2-5 in national capital, they said.

Sources aforesaid Menon became vocal on many problems once he did not get any spot in Prime Minister tribal sheik Hasina’s current cupboard. He became even a lot of vocal once discussions on his alleged involvement in illegal casino business came to light-weight, the sources.

Law enforcers is presently launching a drive against illegal gambling and casinos, with the primary one being carried on Fakirerpool Young Men’s Club within the capital on Sept eighteen.

Menon is that the chairman of the club’s governance.

Sources aforesaid some recent remarks by Menon created the ruling Awami League aggrieved.

At a programme at Gazipur on Gregorian calendar month fourteen, he alleged that around Tk nine 100000 large integer had been siphoned off abroad.

Later at programme in Barishal on Gregorian calendar month twenty, he alleged that individuals couldn’t choose the Dec thirty parliamentary polls in 2018.

“Although i used to be nonappointive within the election, i’m testifying that individuals couldn’t solid their votes in this election. They couldn’t choose the union parishad and upazila parishad polls,” he said.

A day later, AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader posed an issue to Menon spoken language whether or not he would have created such claim had he been a minister.

In such a scenario, the Awami League goes to carry a gathering of its 4-party alliance, as well as the employees Party, at AL home office on the capital’s Bangabandhu Avenue. AL sources aforesaid the party leaders would raise the employees Party to elucidate Memon’s remarks.

Contacted, Menon yesterday told The Daily Star, “Ministership isn’t an enormous issue on behalf of me. I refused to require oath as minister in 2015, however once Awami League faced political crisis I united to be a minister at the interim government to continue political method within the country.”

Asked regarding Quader’s remarks, he aforesaid what the AL leader aforesaid has nothing however malign him.

Asked regarding Bimol Bishwas, the employees Party president aforesaid, “We might have indifferences in many issue, however he ne’er expressed his want to depart the party.”