The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance on
Wednesday termed ‘partisan, unacceptable and extreme’ the military-controlled
interim government’s decision of holding the suspended ninth parliamentary
elections on December 18 amid the state
The alliance alleged the government was trying to
implement a ‘blueprint to hold one-sided elections’ under the state of
emergency ‘keeping the alliance out of the electoral race to form a rubber
stamp parliament and establish a puppet government’.
It asked the government to take immediate measures to
implement its four-point charter of demands, which include a complete
withdrawal of the state of emergency and announcement of a fresh schedule for
the general elections to hold fair and acceptable polls with the participation
of all political parties.