Issuing its election manifesto on Tuesday morning, the BNP has vowed to ensure freedom of speech of every citizen of the country if the party and its alliance are voted into power in upcoming 11th parliamentary election scheduled to be held on December 30.
The BNP also pledged to abolish all the ‘black laws’ of the country.
BNP general secretary Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the pledges while unveiling BNP’s charter of promises at the party’s Nayapaltan central office
In the manifesto, the BNP has vowed to withdraw online vigilance to safeguard public right to opinion on the internet.
BNP also pledged to scrap the controversial Digital Security Act, ‘medieval’ Official Secrets Act and other black laws erected during the tenure of Awami League.
The party, out of power for more than 10 years, has pledged to open the field for “logical” criticisms of political personalities.