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What’s behind antigovernment protests in Bangladesh? | TV Reveals

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Opposition supporters demand the prime minister’s resignation and a caretaker authorities forward of elections in 2023.

The principle opposition celebration in Bangladesh has held a sequence of antigovernment protests in current weeks.

Witnesses say as much as 100,000 folks turned as much as the newest rally known as by the Bangladesh Nationalist Get together (BNP) within the capital Dhaka on Saturday.

A poor economic system, rising meals and gasoline costs, and energy cuts seem to have galvanised longstanding anger at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

The protesters need her to resign and make manner for a caretaker authorities forward of elections due subsequent yr.

Hasina from the Awami League has a longstanding rivalry with BNP chief and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.

So why are the protests occurring now?

Presenter: Laura Kyle


Rumeen Farhana – Former Bangladesh Nationwide Get together MP.

Tanvir Shakil Pleasure – Awami League MP.

Ali Riaz – President, American Institute of Bangladesh Research, Illinois State College.

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