Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has swatted away his predecessor Sayeed Khokon's fervent criticism of him as 'insignificant'.

"If someone says something out of personal resentment, I don't think responding to that would be proper for someone in a responsible position," Taposh said on Sunday.

Khokon made the remarks when he joined the demonstrating traders, who suffered losses due to DSCC's eviction drive in Gulistan's Fulbaria Market, outside the Supreme Court on Saturday, reports bdnews24.com.

Khokon laid into his successor, questioning his competence to hold the office of Dhaka South.

"Taposh has transferred billions of taka from DSCC to the Modhumoti Bank that he owns and invested this ...