‘Islam is the religion of peace, harmony and brotherhood’
Staff Reporter:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said, Islam is the religion of peace, harmony and brotherhood and it never supports the killing of innocent people and choosing the path of committing suicide.
Referring that terrorism and militancy are not our path to go ahead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday requested to the people of all strata to stand against such scourges.
The prime minister made the call while addressing a gigantic public rally in Faridpur town saying Islam never supports killing of innocent people and selecting the path of committing suicide, BSS reports.
"I call upon the people of all levels of society to put up resistance against terrorism, militancy and drug addiction ... these scourges are not our ways," she said in the rally.
A wing of Bangladesh Awami League organized the rally at Rajendra College playground in Faridpur town.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, said those who went to the path of terrorism and militancy are tainting the image of the Muslims worldwide and polluting and defaming Islam.
"So it's my appeal to the people of all spheres to take action against the misguided elements so that they shun this evil way," she said.
"Islam is the religion of peace, harmony and brotherhood and it never supports the killing of innocent people and choosing the path of committing suicide," she said.
Deputy Leader of the House and Senior Presidium Member of AL Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, Commerce Minister and AL Advisory Council Member Tofail Ahmed, LGRD Minister Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain, AL Presidium Members Kazi Zafarullah and Faruk Khan, Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, among others, addressed at the rally.
Faridpur District AL President Advocate Subal Chandra Saha presided over the rally, while AL Central Joint Secretary Abdur Rahman led it.
Earlier, the prime minister opened and laid the foundation stones of 33 development schemes by unveiling their plaques from the meeting venue.