Every vote counts, says Sheikh Hasina
13 Dec 2018, 12:47
Faridpur: Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all to cast vote for her party to ensure a hunger- and poverty-free Bangladesh.
‘Every vote is valuable and your one vote will help us form the government for the continuation of the country’s development,’ she said while addressing a rally at Bhanga circle in Faridpur, reports the UNB.
The Prime Minister was on her way to Dhaka from Tungipara as part of the party’s second day of election campaign.
‘If Awami League fails to return to power, the construction work on the Padma Bridge will be suspended. So, a single vote is also valuable for us,’ she said adding, ‘Cast your vote for Awami League-backed candidate Kazi Zafarullah, also an AL presidium member, for ensuring a hunger- and poverty-free Bangladesh.’
‘I’m seeking your vote... as you can understand how valuable your vote is for the continuation of development and to establish Bangladesh in the world arena as a dignified country ‘ the Prime Minister added.
She will also address six more rallies at Faridpur circle, Rajbari road circle, Manikganj bus stand, Rabeya Medical College and Hospital premises in Dhamrai and Savar bus stand.
Earlier in the day, Sheikh Hasina started her journey around 9:04 am by road from Tungirpara.
Before starting her journey, she recited from the holy Quran and offered munajat at the grave of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
On Wednesday, the Awami League President launched her party’s election campaign through seeking vote for ‘Boat’ in the upcoming national election while addressing a public rally at Sheikh Lutfar Rahman Government Degree College ground at Kotalipara in Gopalganj.