Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Joint General Secretary of Awami League. Hashan Mahmud said, ‘Those who were killed on Martyr Intellectuals Day, they worked as Bangabandhu’s collaborators through their writings, speeches and in various ways to create a mind for the independence of the Bengali nation. But the Bengali nation could not be paralyzed even by killing them. And in the last 52 years, Bangladesh has come a long way under the leadership of Bangabandhu’s daughter, Sheikh Hasina, to realize Bangabandhu’s dream.
He said these things to the journalists after paying homage to the Bangladesh Awami League party at Rayerbazar intellectual memorial on the martyr intellectual day.
At that time, Hashan Mahmud said, “When the independence of Bangladesh was imminent, the Pakistani invaders realized that Bangladesh was going to achieve independence and the best children of the nation were killed on December 14 with the intention of paralyzing that nation.”
The minister said, “If there was no apolitical politics, sectarianism, incendiary politics, destructive politics under the leadership of BNP-Jamaat in Bangladesh, we could have already realized all the dreams of Bangabandhu.”
The Information Minister said, ‘BNP is depoliticizing by taking Jamaat-e-Islami with them who did not want independence, who fought for Pakistanis against freedom fighters. If this non-politicism did not exist in the country, the country could have progressed far today.
Hashan Mahmud said, ‘Today Bangladesh is a proud nation to the world and today the praise of Bangladesh is universal in the world. But the sad thing is that there is still communal politics in Bangladesh.
Regarding the trial of the war criminals, the minister said, ‘People’s leader Sheikh Hasina has tried the war criminals. When we announced the trial, many thought it would not happen. Even after the start of the trial process, many people thought that the process would not end even if it started. Even after the verdict, many thought that the verdict would not be implemented. But to everyone’s surprise, the leader Sheikh Hasina has tried the war criminals and implemented the judgment of the war criminals, ignoring the bloodshed and many pressures of many big countries of the world. If the public leader Sheikh Hasina is in charge of running the country, all the criminals against humanity will be tried and the verdict will be effective.