BNP Isn’t a ‘Terrorist Entity’: A Canadian Minister Declares In a Letter
Md. Arif Bokhari, Toronto
On Wednesday, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness of Canada, Ralph Goodale officially declared in a letter that, “The BNP is not & has never been listed as a terrorist entity under the criminal code regime.” Bangladeshi expatriate in Canada, Secretary of Daily Deshbangla Rezaul Talukdar, has met Global Affairs’ Active Executive Director Robert McDougall. With his political party & community, representatives. At the meeting, RezaulTalukdar claimed that, BNP is not a terrorist group & also a popular political party. Later, he also sent a request letter to Minister Ralph Goodale to sort it out, on 28 September. Thus, the minister replied him in this official letter after thorough observation. RezaulTalukdar even confirmed this facts by contacting with several Canadian ministers, importantofficials & even the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau.
Translated by: Eshan Maitra