From 2001 to 2006: MP Moni transferred 5 DCs for protesting land grabbing and terrorist activities

After being elected as MP from BNP in 2001, Nurul Islam Moni of Barguna-2 Constituency (Bamna-Patharghata) built an empire in his own name by grabbing other people's land. He even established a reign of terror in the area by occupying public properties and settlement land, looting in the name of the contract, recruitment trade, and filing false ...

From 2001 to 2006: MP Shahidul established a reign of terror by beating police, grabbing land and extortion

Even before becoming MP from the Patuakhali constituency in 2001, Shahidul Alam Talukdar used to live in a rented tin-shed house in front of the Upazila Parishad. But his fortunes changed overnight after he became MP from BNP. He owned crores of taka through corruption, government land grabbing, TR-Kabikha looting and extortion through his terro...

From 2001 to 2006: Hawa Bhaban influenced Chittagong University to recruit 160 teachers on party affiliation, not merit

The BNP-Jamaat alliance established a reign of terror in universities during its rule from 2001 to 2006. They simultaneously persecuted progressive teachers and recruited new ones based on party considerations. They recruited 160 people linked with BNP-Jamaat politics as teachers at Chittagong University in just four years, ignoring all the rule...

BNP-Jamaat sabotage collapsed communication, trade and education; Tk 50,000 crores loss in 6 months

From July 2013 to January 2014, the state incurred at least Tk 49,000 crore loss due to BNP-Jamaat sabotage. In just six months, the BNP-Jamaat leaders and activists destroyed the livelihood of the ordinary people and the country's economy through blockades, strikes, destructing government assets, sabotage, making private institutions ineffectiv...

BNP-Jamaat leaders burnt 12 people in one day with petrol bombs and turned vehicles into coffins

In 2014 and 2015, BNP-Jamaat leaders and activists killed hundreds of ordinary people through petrol bombs and arson attacks across the country. Under the direct orders of Khaleda Zia and Tarique Rahman, they burned these women, children and working-class people alive. The BNP-Jamaat politicians, specifically miscreants, brutally killed school-c...

BNP-Jamaat arson: Innocent children brutally killed to spread panic in society

In 2015, BNP-Jamaat activists killed people indiscriminately by hurling petrol bombs at houses and cars across the country in the name of the blockade. They brutally killed school-going children. Ten out of the 51 people killed in their arson attacks in the first 36 days of the siege were children. Two others were fighting death in ICU, and 20 o...

BNP-Jamaat plundered state property: Mirza Abbas sold railway land, worth Tk 100 crore, for only Tk 5 crore

From 2001 to 2006, BNP-Jamaat leaders looted the properties of ordinary people without limit. Public Works Affairs Minister Mirza Abbas allotted land worth Tk 100 crore to the close persons of Khaleda Zia and Tarique Rahman. Even, this BNP leader sold the railway land worth Tk 78 crores for only Tk 5 crores by misappropriating crores of money. ...

BNP-Jamaat rule: Tarique Rahman made PSC a hotbed of corruption for recruiting party activists

When the BNP-Jamaat government was in power from 2001 to 2006, the government made the Public Service Commission (PSC) a hotbed of corruption. Question leaks and recruitment trading began on a mass scale with the appointment of party activists as PSC officers and staff. As a result, it became difficult for talented students from ordinary familie...

BNP-Jamaat regime: 5 years of graft ruined health sector, Tk 5000 crores plundered in Hawa Bhaban connection

`When Khaleda Zia was Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006, the Hawa-Bhaban cartel destroyed the country's health sector. Tarique Rahman built a syndicate with pro-BNP doctors’ association DAB Secretary General Dr AZM Zahid Hossain, Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's assignment officer Dr Firoz Mahmud Iqbal, and Health Minister Khandaker Mosharraf H...

From 2001 to 2006: Khaleda Zia's ministers and mayors were engrossed in land grabbing and corruption

The corruption of Khaleda Zia's Home Minister Altaf Hossain Chowdhury and Barisal City Mayor Mujibur Rahman Sarwar reached beyond the borders of the country and abroad. Bangladesh became the world champion in corruption five times in a row from 2001 to 2006 thanks to the unbridled corruption and money laundering by the BNP-Jamaat alliance and th...

Khaleda Zia's regime: Crores of money from smuggling forest timber reached the Prime Minister's Office and Hawa Bhaban

Between 2001 and 2006, the influential BNP-Jamaat leaders and activities, who were close to Hawa Bhaban, deforested thousands of hectares of land indiscriminately and grabbed the forests across the country. With the help of Chief Conservators of Forests, Munshi Anwarul (2004-2005) and Osman Gani (2005-2006), the BNP-Jamaat ring smuggled timber a...

Khaleda Zia's regime: Tarique Rahman smuggled and invested Tk 2000 crore money in Europe, Malaysia and Singapore

Tarique Rahman made thousands of crores of cash through commission trading, extortion and corruption in the five years of the BNP-Jamaat coalition government from 2001 to 2006. He sent the money abroad through his business friend Giasuddin Al Mamun. They invested a part of this money in some European countries, Malaysia and Singapore through fiv...

From 2001 to 2006: BNP-Jamaat leaders used to steal tins and OMS rice allocated to the poor

While in power from 2001 to 2006, the BNP-Jamaat leaders used to steal tins allocated for the poor and needy of the country and sell them in the market or distribute them among themselves. They also disbursed the OMS rice, donated by the government for the needy, among their party activists. The Jugantar published reports about the issue on Mar...

Power sector during BNP-Jamaat tenure: Ministers blamed each other for graft, Tarique was at the centre of corruption in name of setting up electric poles

Power generation in Bangladesh declined to a great extent due to massive corruption in the five years since the BNP-Jamaat coalition came to power in 2001. The countrymen were fed up with 16 to 18 hours of load shedding every day. At one point, Iqbal Hasan Mahmud, State Minister for Power, was removed from office due to corruption. The new state...

From 2001 to 2006: Tarique divided areas of Dhaka city among top terrorists to control from Hawa Bhaban

Soon after the formation of the government on October 20, 2001, the BNP-Jamaat government started releasing the country's top terrorists who were imprisoned. According to the direct orders of Tarique Rahman, all the serial killers including Tokai Safar were released. BNP leaders then used them to take tenders and grab land across the country. Un...

Khaleda's regime 2001-2006: Koko owned thousands of crores of money just by commission trading

After coming to power in 2001, Arafat Rahman Koko, the younger son of then Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, used to regularly receive a percentage from all major government contracts and tenders in the country till 2006. This son of Ziaur Rahman used to pressure his mother to give the projects to the preferred company as per the demand. After the car...

From 2001 to 2006: Hawa Bhaban syndicate forced banks to give loans for embezzling thousands of crores of money

During the BNP-Jamaat regime, the Hawa Bhaban office of Tarique Rahman misappropriated bank money in name of taking loans in a very well-planned way. Approximately Tk 400 crore were embezzled from the Ramna and Narayanganj branches of Sonali Bank as loans. Thousands of crores of money were stolen from the bank using the names of various companie...

BNP's regime 2001-2006: Unbridled corruption and reckless coercion-terror by Mirza Abbas

During the last days of the BNP-Jamaat coalition government, Public Works Affairs Minister Mirza Abbas illegally leased two acres of railway land, worth Tk 51 crores then, to an unnamed and fake association without tendering. This BNP leader, who is close to Tarique Rahman, completed the entire process in just 14 days on instructions from Hawa B...

During the BNP-Jamaat era, Eid meant extortion, killing-kidnapping, inhuman torture if protested

During the BNP-Jamaat government from 2001 to 2006, Chhatra and Shibir terrorists killed around half a hundred people and injured thousands during every Eid over extortion. During Eid al-Adha in 2003, Shibir cadres shot two Awami League leaders to death inside a madrassa while they were in a meeting to collect rawhide for children in orphanages....

2001-2006: Khaleda Zia robbed thousands of crores of government resources from public works alone

After coming to power in 2001, BNP-Jamaat activists started looting across the country. Even BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, the then-prime minister was among the perpetrators. Khaleda Zia herself allocated thousands of crores of wealth from the Ministry of Public Works to her relatives in the five years of her rule. She used the housing and public...