The High Court on Tuesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why they shouldn’t given the directive for including Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s anti-corruption and anti-money laundering speeches in the syllabus of educational institutions and training centres.
The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and of Justice Shawkat Ali Chowdhury issued the suo-moto rule while hearing a case regarding the disappearance of RAJUK documents.
The cabinet secretary, education secretary, the Anti-Corruption Commission chairman and others con-cerned have been asked to respond to the rule.
At the same time, the High Court asked the ACC to consider the anti-corruption speeches of Banga-bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as ideology while performing their duties.
The court also directed the Director General of the National Archives to submit Bangabandhu’s anti-corruption statements to the High Court within a month. The next hearing on the rule will be held on June 4.
Deputy Attorney General AKM Amin Uddin Manik, ACC lawyer Md Khurshid Alam Khan, RAJUK lawyer Imam Hasan were present.