Bangladesh, Sept. 23 -- BNP Standing Committee member Nazrul Islam Khan on Friday alleged that the Awami League government is gunning down people as it has got scared of losing power.

"The Awami League government is firing on the justified movement of people. You're firing on us and people since you've become scared (seeing our movement)," he said.

Speaking at a rally, the BNP leader recalled that regimes of Ayub Khan and HM Ershad also shot dead people, but could not stay in power. "You (Sheikh Hasina ) won't be able to cling to power either."

He assured the BNP leaders and activists that they will definitely turn victorious in their movement for the restoration of democracy. "People always stood by us in our struggle for democracy, a...