The government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is struggling to keep the wheel of the economy moving by handling the difficult times of Corona. The central leaders of the Awami League have instructed the grassroots leaders and activists to be by the side of the common people during the Corona period. Even after that, during the epidemic, many of the leaders of the party were intoxicated with personal interests. Leaders and activists are shedding blood in the conflict of their reckless domination. Even after the onset of the Corona disaster, Awami League leaders and activists have been engaging in internal clashes somewhere in the country almost every month.
It is learned that in the last two months, at least 11 people have been killed and more than 150 injured in bloody clashes between Awami League leaders and activists in different parts of the country. At least 30 of the injured were shot. Three people have been killed so far this April. Thousands of people have been injured in the Awami League’s internal strife since the corona outbreak began in March last year. Among the casualties were Awami League and its affiliated organizations Juba League, Swechchhasebak League and Chhatra League.
If you want to know the presidium member of the Awami League and the Minister of Agriculture. Abdur Razzak said, ‘Awami League is a big party. In power for a long time. Many have infiltrated the team in the last few years with various gaps. They do not team up for ideological reasons. They are intoxicated with their own business and interests. We are aware of them. I am always trying to suppress them. They cause damage to the team. These suicidal clashes are tragic where people will be restrained during the Corona period. ‘
Awami League joint general secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim said, “The leaders of the Awami League and its affiliated organizations are the most involved in humanitarian work during the Corona period.” In one or two of these places, isolated incidents may occur. Not all of the incidents (internal conflicts) that are being heard at the grassroots level are true, I will not say that. But everyone’s party identity needs to be considered.
On Monday, Noonakhali’s Kompaniganj Awami League general secretary Nurnabi Chowdhury was shot dead and two legs were broken by the party’s opponents. An hour later, cultural editor Nuruzzaman Swapan was also attacked. The two sides of the party have been involved in regular clashes in the upazila for a long time. Recently, a cocktail attack was also carried out at the house of Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader. At least eight people were injured in a clash between the two sides of the Awami League on April 15. Earlier on March 9, one person was killed and at least 40 others were injured in a clash at Basurhat in the upazila. Earlier, on February 19, one person was shot dead in a clash between the two sides. Noakhali Awami League general secretary Ekramul Karim Chowdhury and Feni MP Nizam Hazari clashed with Basurhat mayor and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s younger brother Abdul Quader Mirza.
Meanwhile, on April 10, two people were killed in an attack on Sultani village in Dakshin Ulania, Mehendiganj, Barisal. The attack took place against the Awami League in the run-up to the South Ulania Union Parishad elections. In the same incident, on March 13 and December 4, several people were injured in large-scale clashes between the two sides.
On April 11, 10 people were injured in a clash between Awami League leaders and activists at Kamarkhand in Sirajganj. The clash in Chala village of Jhail union of the upazila was due to the dominance of Karim Sheikh, a former member of the upazila Awami League, and Ashraf Ali, vice-president of the local ward Awami League.
On April 10, 10 people were injured in a clash between two factions of the Awami League in Khoksar Kamarbhog village of Kushtia. On 6 April, 18 people were injured in a clash in the Chaumuhani railway area in Noakhali’s Begumganj due to Awami League’s dominance.
On 1 April, one person was killed and 10 others were injured in a clash over the formation of Awami League committee in Ward 9 of Gaurigram Union in Santhia, Pabna. On March 24, Jahangir Mallik, the organizing secretary of Awami League, ward 1 of Titudaha union in Chuadanga Sadar, was assassinated by his party opponent. On March 8, BCL leader Emon Rony was killed in an internal quarrel in the Arefinnagar area of Bayazid Bostami in Chittagong.
Chhatra League general secretary Faruk Hossain Miru was hacked and injured at Singair in Manikganj on the night of March 1. He died the next day at the National Orthopedic Hospital in Dhaka. For some time now, there has been a conflict with Farooq over the dominance of Mollah Mohammad Dulal, president of the Singair Government College Chhatra League. Farooq was killed because of that conflict.
On February 24, Badr Khandaker, former chairman of Lohagarh Union Parishad in Narail and a leader of the Awami League, was hacked to death by his party opponent. On the same day, Belal Uddin, general secretary of Awami League, ward 4 of Khagaria Union, was killed in a power struggle in Satkania, Chittagong. Opposition activists hacked to death Chhatra League activist Ashraf Uddin on February 19 in Chittagong’s Anwara due to an internal quarrel.
Leaders and activists of the two parties of the Awami League clashed on February 13 in Dhunte, Bogra. Twenty-five leaders and activists were injured in clashes between local MP Habibur Rahman and followers of Dhunat Upazila Awami League president TI Nurunnabi Tariq.
State Minister for ICT Junaid Ahmed Palak went to distribute blankets at Dahiya Union in Singra, Natore on February 8. Supporters of Dahiya Union Awami League president MM Abul Kalam and general secretary Mamunur Rashid clashed at the end of the program over a dispute over sitting in a chair. Seven people were injured.
On January 13, in the election conflict in Shailkupar Kabirpur of Jhenaidah