DHAKA - Food Minister Advocate Md. Qamrul Islam today said the honest and dedicated Awami League leaders would be killed if the BNP-Jammat comes to power again.
"BNP is misguiding people in the name of formulating the Vision-2030 to come to power again," he said while addressing a memorial meeting on Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master at Jatiya Press Club here.
The Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master Smrti Parishad organized the meeting marking the 13th death anniversary of veteran freedom fighter and labour leader.
Prime Minister's media adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury spoke as main speaker the discussion titled 'people representatives role to make a society free from terrorism and militancy'.
General Secretary of the parishad Ataur Rahman presented the key note paper with its president Advocate Abdul Baten in the chair.
Gazipur district council chairman and AL leader Aktaruzzaman, Jatiya Press Club vice president Azizul Islam Bhuiyan, advisory editor of the Daily Bartaman Swapan Kumar Saha and former lawmaker and district Muktijoddha Commander Kazi Mozammel Haq took part in the discussion.
The food minister said, Ahsan Ullah Master, a popular workers leader and emerged as a leader from grassroots level, was killed by BNP-Jammat terrorists while he was working for wellbeing of the nation. "The countrymen would never forget the late leader's contribution," he added.
Iqbal Sobhan urged the new generation to follow the ideals of Ahsan Ullah Master to do politics.
He also recalled the contribution of the late leader for making a society free from militancy and terrorists.
Aktaruzzaman said the immediate steps should be taken to implement the verdict of the High Court in the Ahsan Ullah Master Murder case.
Swapan Saha said Ahsan Ullaha Master was a teacher and a freedom fighter and had always raised his voice against any injustice.
On May 7 in 2004, a group of terrorists patronized by the then four-party alliance government led by BNP, killed Ahsan Ullah Master on MA Majid Mia High School premises at Tongi in Gazipur district.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)