Students should go back to school: Amu

Publish: 1:08 PM, August 4, 2018 | Update: 1:08:PM, August 4, 2018

JHALOKATHI – Industries Minister and Awami League Advisory Council Member Amir Hossain Amu today asked the agitating students to go back to their school as they have got widespread appreciation for their “safe road movement” since July 29.

“Students should go back to school now with their achievement and appreciation,” he said while distributing allowance among physically challenged individuals, widows and elderly people at Jhalokathi upazila auditorium here this noon.

Terming the students’ agitation across the country as logical, the minister said, “The government is implementing all the demands of the students. The prime minister provided necessary assistance to the victims’ family. The driver and helper of the killer bus were arrested. Besides, enactment of a tough law against road crashes under progress.”

He categorically added: “The students should return to the classes and go for studies now.”

Referring to tremendous development of the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the senior AL leader said Bangladesh is now role model of development.

“The country would go backward, if the present government doesn’t continue,” he mentioned and urged all to reelect the Awami league government in the next election.

Deputy commissioner (DC) M Hamidul Haq, superintendent of police (SP) M Jobayedur Rahman, district AL vice-president Saifullah Ponir and deputy director of Social Welfare Department AKM Akhtaruzzaman also spoke on the occasion with Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mohammad Atahar Ali Mia in the chair.