Saturday, September 18

Tag: alcohol

Politics

Parliament heats up over clubs, alcohol and gambling

Lawmakers debate over clubs and their involvement with alcohol and gambling The parliament saw a heated debate on Thursday over clubs, alcohol and gambling. Lawmakers of Awami League, Jatiya Party, BNP and Tarikat Federation exchanged bards during the day’s session as the issue of actor Pori Moni was brought up. The discussion began at the start of the session with a point of order from Jatiya Party’s Mujibul Haque. Later, Awami League's Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, BNP's Harunur Rashid, Bangladesh Tarikat Federation's Syed Nazibul Bashar Maizbhandari, and Opposition Chief Whip Mashiur Rahman Ranga joined the argument. Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was also present in parliament at the time. “For the past few days, the matter of a movie actor is bein...