BNP to attend JS session for people’s sake

“We will attend for the sake of people and our needs.  But for how many days we will attend the session will depend on the government,” he said.The ruling party has made the parliament non-functional, Moudud alleged. “Pro-people discussions are not allowed there.”
The forthcoming budget session is the last under the tenure of current government. And as per rule the session should commence on Jun 3. BNP will have to join the session if its parliamentarians want to maintain their Jatiya Sangsad memberships.
Under current regulations, parliament memberships are stripped after 90 days absence at a stretch.
BNP was absent in the House for 83 days.
They last attended the Parliament on Mar 18, twelfth session, after boycotting 77 days of proceedings at a stretch.
The last parliament session was adjourned sine die on Apr 30 amidst empty opposition benches.
“The opposition are not allowed to speak in the parliament. Our leader is slated there. How can we stay if such things happen again?”
“That is why it is up to the behaviour of the government, how many days can we stay in the House.”

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