Protesting the unwelcoming and also unprecedented involvement of India in Bangladesh politics to return back Awami League in power illegally, Bangladesh expatriates in Australia staged demonstrations on Monday. Participating in the agitation, people raised their voices against the illegal interference of India in Bangladesh home affairs. Addressing the occasion, speakers said, “Bangladesh is now passing its toughest period after the independence as the out-comers there hatching conspiracies against the country.” “If such interferences by other countries continue, our independence will be fall at stake”, they observed. The Bangladesh expatriates warned the Indian authorities saying, “If you do not behave like a friendly neighbor, one day you must pay for that.” “India always tries to dominate its neighbors and keep them in volatile conditions. Bangladesh is now in India’s trap. All governmental institutions here in Bangladesh were praying in India’s foot.” After the agitation, the expatriate people submitted a memorandum to the Indian Consulate in Sydney. Two representatives sought the attention of consulate officials showing media reports on India’s unwelcoming intervene in Bangladesh’s internal affairs following which the Consul General assured the team. Those notable in Australian Bangladeshi community were present in the occasion are – Saifullah Khalid, President of Care Bangladesh, BNP leaders in Australia – Monirul Haq George, Md Delwar Hossain, Md Ariful Haq; Maolana Ferdaus, Jafor Ahmed, Ahmadullah Sadi, Dr Abdul Wahab, Md Mosleh Uddin Arif, Liakat Ali Sapan, Ibrahim Khalil Masud and others.
Source: BD Chronicle