PV Desk : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the next general election will be held under the Election Commission (EC), not under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“Next polls will be held under the Election Commission (EC), not under Sheikh Hasina”, he told journalists after a meeting on “Indo-Bangla Maitree Bridge-1” at Ramgarh here.
Criticising the remarks of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia over the next election, Quader, also ruling Awami League (AL) general secretary, said the BNP chief is trying to blackmail the people fearing her defeat in next polls.
Replying to a query, the minister said seeing the progress of the Padma Bridge construction, Begum Zia started expressing her resentment on this.
About the construction of the India-Bangla Maitree Bridge-1, Quader said the construction work will be start in full swing within January.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla was also present there.