Bhuiyan to run elections
Saturday, 11 October 2008

Agency

Former BNP secretary general Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan has said he would run general elections for the sake of the people of his home constituency Shibpur in Narsingdi.

"I am a son of Narsingdi. I was always by their side in their good and bad times and will remain so in future. I will contest the next election for their sake," he said, flanked by leaders of Narsingdi BNP and front organisations.
 
The remarks set to rest speculations that he was retiring from politics.
 
People of different wards of Shibpur and Sadar Char unions exchanged Eid greetings with him.
 
Bhuiyan, expelled by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia before her arrest on Sept. 3 last year, did not say whether he would run for BNP or independently.
 
He maintained silence since the expulsion.
 
He urged all leaders and workers of BNP to remain united.
 
Earlier, Bhuiyan drove to his village home at Shibpur and was greeted by several hundred leaders and workers of Dakkhin Sadar Char, Natun Bazar, and Sadar Char Bazar in Sadar Char union.
 
Narsingdi BNP vice president Abdur Rashid Mollah, BNP convenor Abul Haris Rikabdar, member secretary Arif Mridha, former principal of Narsingdi Government College Mohammad Ali, Sadar Char union BNP president Asadul Haque Bhuiyan, general secretary Delwar Hossain, Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal's Shibpur president Amjad Hossain, general secretary Abdul Majid, Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal president M Khalil, leaders and workers of different front organisations and local elders participated in the exchange of Eid greetings.

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