Our problem is political, not constitutional

1995-96, AL demanded that Khaleda Zia step down before election because she couldn’t be trusted to hold a free and fair election.  Awami supporters pointed to the Magura by-election for their distrust of Khaleda.  They demanded a caretaker government.  The thing is, there was no provision for a caretaker government in the constitution, and with opposition members resigning from parliament, BNP didn’t have enough MPs to amend the constitution. Continue reading