In a roundtable discussion with Voice of America’s Bangla Service Dr Kamal Hossain , an eminent jurist and constitution expert of Bangladesh said that the constitution is very clear about who should become the Head of the Caretaker Government.
Dr Hossain said that now that the former Chief Justice K M Hasan has refused to be the Head of the Caretaker Government , President should follow the constitution and call the next available person Justice Mahumudul Amin Chowdhury , another former Chief Justice to assume the office of the Head of Caretaker Government. Dr Kamal added that the situation is being made complicated . He also asked that if in doubts the President should call eminent jurists to give their interpretations on constitutional provistions .
Professor Sakhawat Ali Khan of the Department of Journalism in Dhaka University urged the concerned party to reach a consensus as soon as possible. Both Professor Khan and Dr Hossain said that in the first place an agreement on this issue should have been reached during the dialogue. Nevertheless with the refusal of K M Hasan , things should take a better turn and one should not waste time . Both the speakers on the roundtable regretted the loss of lives.