Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Moulana Matiur Rahman Nizami yesterday said if India constructs the Tipaimukh dam then it will bring more disastrous effects in the country than Farakka barrage.
"Please do not politicise the Tipaimukh issue. I call upon the government to stand above petty party interest on this issue as it relates in the interest of the country and the people," he said at a rally at the site of Kin Bridge of the river Surma in Sylhet on the occasion of ' boa march in protest against the India's move to construct the dam.
Dr Shafiqur Rahman, member of Jamaat central executive council and district in charge presided over the programme.
The Ameer of jamaat called upon the Government to take initiative so the neighbouring country could not construct the dam.
It was also attended, among others, by Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, Secretary General, assistant secretary general ATM Azhrul Islam, Dhaka city party president Moulana Rafiqul Islam Khan, Mia Goalm Parwar, Ameer of Khulna jamaat, Ataur Rahman, district ameer of Rajshai, Sishir Muhammad Munir of Chhatra Shibir and Dildar Uddin and Nasim Hossain of BNP.