Fazlul Huq Amini , the leader of one of the Islamic fundamentalist parties which is a part of the ruling alliance has warned the government against taking any tough measures on Madrassahs. He has alleged that some students and teachers of Madrassah are facing difficult times because they are being harassed by the law enforcing agencies in the name of finding the militants. At a rally of the Madrassah teachers and students in Dhaka Amini said that the ruling government should take a note of the fact that the previous government lost the election because they were getting tough on Madrassahs . In another development Bangladeshi security forces have seized large caches of explosives and other bomb-making materials during overnight raids on two hideouts of a banned Islamic militant group. A spokesman for the elite Rapid Action Battalion says the hauls in the northern town of Mymensingh included 20 kilograms of ammonium nitrate, more than 50 detonators, unexploded bombs and grenades. He says the suspects managed to flee the scene, but that the agents detained several people, including the owners of the houses. Police linked the explosives to the militant Islamic group Jumatul Mujahideen, which wants to impose strict Islamic law in Muslim-majority Bangladesh.