Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2019-07-22 18:11:50 BdST
“We’re moving on this slowly. We don’t want to use a cannon to kill a mosquito,” the ruling party’s general secretary told reporters at the Secretariat on Monday.
Quader, however, described the statement made by Saha, a beleaguered activist who works for minority rights, as “fictitious and ill-intended”.
On a question whether the government will take any action against her after she returns home, Quader said, “She herself said she would return home. And it’s not that we’ve to bring her back forcibly to the country. We didn’t find anything like that. We’re investigating it. Let’s see.”
The Hindus now account for 9.7 percent of the total population, compared to 29.7 percent during the 1947 Partition, she said.
That means many people have gradually left Bangladesh, Saha said later in a YouTube video.
Saha, organising secretary of the Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council, attended a meeting at the White House in Washington on Jul 17.
After identifying herself as a Bangladeshi national, she was seen urging Trump to help the minority groups live in Bangladesh.