General Secretary of Awami League and Minister of Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader have commented that BNP is the sponsor of militancy and the trusted address of communalism. He said, ‘BNP movement means fire-terror. BNP is saying that they will add elements of violence to the movement. People are terrified. We are in power; we don’t want unrest. Obaidul Quader joined the triennial conference of Upazila Awami League virtually and gave a speech as the chief guest at the ground of Basurhat AHC Government High School in Companyganj, Noakhali on Friday at around 4:30 pm. Referring to the address of BNP Acting Chairman Tarek Rahman, Awami League General Secretary said, ‘Tareek Rahman says Hasina will escape. Ministers will flee. But he has been on the run for 14 years, why doesn’t he talk? Tarek Rahman, a fugitive since 2008, says Hasina will escape. Sheikh Hasina does not say either. so rude We call Begum Khaleda Zia. One who has been in power for 19 years does not pronounce the name of the leader with respect. Obaidul Quader said, ‘Tareek Rahman wanted to kill Sheikh Hasina on August 21. Ziaur Rahman killed Bangabandhu. Mufti Hannan said that the grenade attack was carried out by him (Tareq Rahman) from Hawa Bhavan. Tariq Rahman’s men now scare us. Said, Tariq Rahman will come like a hero. Like a coward who ran away, he will come like a hero! What has not happened in so many years, will happen now, I can’t believe it. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader expressed his anger at the chaos at the Dhaka Metropolitan South and North Branch Chhatra League conference at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital. Referring to the December 10 mass meeting of BNP, Obaidul Quader said, ‘Where the Pakistani forces surrendered, one of the best speeches in the history of the world, the call for independence, is the memory where Why are they afraid of Suhrawardy Udyan? The fact that they do not hold the spirit of the liberation war in their hearts is proof of that. How many people will catch the shift? Will go to a small place for fear of an accident. Who caused the incident? Who will burn the BRTC car accident? You have informed, me who can cause the accident. At this time, the bridge minister apologized to the businessmen and local people affected by the conflict between two groups of Awami League in Companyganj. Earlier, Noakhali district Awami League convener AHM Khairul Anam Chowdhury alias Salim inaugurated the conference by hoisting the national and party flags around 3:30 pm. It was chaired by the president of Companiganj Upazila Awami League, brave freedom fighter Khizir Hayat Khan. Awami League Organizing Secretary Whip Abu Saeed Al Mahmud alias Swapan, SM Kamal Hossain, Awami League Agriculture and Cooperative Affairs Secretary Faridunnahar Laili, Awami League Relief and Social Welfare Affairs Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, District Awami League Joint Convener Shihab Uddin alias Shaheen and Sahid Ullah Khan, Companyganj Upazila Parishad Chairman Mohammad Sahab Uddin, etc. In the second session of the conference, Abdul Quader Mirza, the younger brother of the bridge minister and mayor of Basurhat Municipality, was declared the president of Companyganj Upazila Awami League, and former Upazila chairman Mizanur Rahman alias Badal was declared the general secretary.