Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mural on history, culture of Bangladesh opens in Norway

Rajshahi City Corporation Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, Kristiansand city Mayor Oddvar Munks Gaard and artist Ismail Hossain stand in front of a mural presented as a gift to the Norwegian city by the corporation.

A 100 feet by 10 feet mural featuring various aspects of Bangladesh’s history and culture was unveiled by Rajshahi Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton at Kristiansand city in Norway on October 24, the United Nations Day. Continue reading

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Govt obligated to help EC ……………..Abu Hena

Noted personalities yesterday said the government had violated the constitution and meddled in the activities of a constitutional body by snubbing the Election Commission’s request for army deployment in the Narayanganj City Corporation polls. Talking to our correspondents Wasim Bin Habib and Rakib Ahammed, they observed the government action would raise questions in people’s minds about the possibility of holding the next parliamentary polls freely and fairly under a political government.

Former Chief Election Commissioner Abu Hena said maintaining law and order is very crucial to holding a peaceful election. If necessary, the Election Commission can demand deployment of troops. The government must not balk at that demand, as it is obliged to cooperate with the commission and extend all support necessary to hold a free and fair election. Continue reading

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