Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim on Sunday said terrorism and militancy had mushroomed in the country during the BNP-Jamaat regime.
The minister said this while replying to a question of newsmen after visiting the renovation of embankments at Dhekuria under Maizbari union of Kazipur upazila in the district.
Nasim, also Awami League presidium member, said the people will never respond to the call of BNP to join their movement to free their chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia.
He also said none will be allowed to carry out vandalism and sabotage to kill people in the name of movement.
The minister said Khaleda Zia must have to follow legal procedure to be freed from jail not by waging movement through taking to the street.
Nasim said the government is fighting against the abuse of drugs with an iron hand likewise it curbed terrorism and militancy.
Kazipur upazila Awami League president Shakhawat Hossain, general secretary Khalilur Rahman and upazila parishad vice-chairman Belal Hossain, were present on the occasion, among others.
Later, the minister joined an Iftar party of district administration. District unit of AL General Secretary Professor Habibe Millat Munna, MP, Selina Begum Swapna, MP, Deputy Commissioner Qamrunnahar Siddiqui and Police Super Miraj Uddin Ahmed, were present on the occasion, among others.-BSS