Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud said about the resignation of BNP parliamentarians, they have come to demand the resignation of the government and now they are resigning themselves. Wanting to oust the government through the December 10 rally, now the BNP has ousted itself. The information minister made this comment in a press conference at the secretariat on Sunday in response to a journalist’s question. A mass meeting of BNP’s Dhaka division was held at the capital’s Golapbagh ground yesterday on Saturday. BNP MPs announced their resignations from the National Parliament in this gathering. BNP MPs have submitted their resignations to the Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Shireen Sharmin Chowdhury today. Five people have given their resignations. Out of the remaining two, one is abroad and the other is ill. Because of this, they did not give Sashari’s resignation letter. Hasan Mahmud said that BNP is trying to obstruct the democratic system by resigning. However, there will be no loss to the government. According to the rules, there will be by-elections in the constituencies. The information minister said that the resignation of 7 members of the BNP against 350 members of parliament has nothing to do with the government. They could speak in Parliament. They would have benefited. But they lost by resigning. Hashan Mahmud said that the government had offered BNP four places including Suhrawardy Udyan to hold a rally in Dhaka. But they did not like those places. They have chosen the Golap Bagh ground, where the cow and goat market are held. The information minister said that BNP had announced to gather of 10 lakh people in Dhaka’s mass meeting, but there were more than 50 thousand people. Awami League gathered more people than this at the police station level. BNP made 10-point demands in yesterday’s rally. In this context, the information minister said, these demands are customary. Earlier, the party had made these demands. Hasan Mahmud said that they should follow the Geneva Convention regarding the various statements of the diplomats. He commented that politicians should not compete with foreign diplomats. The information minister said that there is no pressure from foreigners on the government. No foreign power put the current government in power. A foreign power cannot change power. The information minister alleged that BNP had hired lobbyists against Bangladesh by spending dollars.