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Next election as per constitution: Amu

JHALOKATHI, Aug 13, 2017 (BSS)-Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said the next national election will be held as per the constitution and no conspiracies will be able to obstruct it.

"Next national election will be held as per the constitution and none have the powers to act outside the purview of it. No conspiracies will be able to obstruct it," said Amu while speaking at a discussion meeting marking the International Youth Day here yesterday.

He said elections were held in India when Congress was in Power and in America election was held under Obama. Next general elections will be held in Bangladesh in the same way other democratic countries hold it, he added.

Amu said Bangabandhu was killed so that Bangladesh could not stand raising the head high. Present Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly for the development of the country, he said, adding that Bangladesh will become a developed country by 2041 under her leadership.

Deputy Commissioner of Jhalokathi Md Hamidul Haque presided over the meeting while police super Md Jobaidur Rahman, municipality mayor Liakat Ali Talukder, deputy director of the Department of Youth Development Md Mizanur Rahman, among others, spoke on the occasion.

The industries minister distributed cheques for Taka 23.30 lakh in loan among 43 youths who got training from the Department of Youth Development.