The Kamal Hossain Conspiracy

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Bangladesh intelligence agencies have ferreted out the contours of a major conspiracy to bring down the Sheikh Hasina government masterminded by Dr Kamal Hossain who was once close to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

Dr Kamal is trying to kick–start a widespread agitation for the ouster of the Sheikh Hasina government after the student protests for safer roads petered out.

 

Sinha’s stay in US is funded by the Jamaat—e—Islami with top war criminal Mir Quasem Ali’s brother Mir Masum bearing  all the expenses so far. TV baron Abu Taher is also bearing part of the former chief justice’s expenses

 

The trigger now could be a book, a memoirs now in its final stages, that may come out with startling revelations.

The memoirs is being written by former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, for which Dr Kamal and his team has provided extensive material. US based academic Ali Riaz and Prothom Alo joint editor Mizanur Rahman Khan have also contributed extensively to the magnum opus by the former chief justice who turned against Hasina after he was removed unceremoniously and forced to leave the country.

The house where former chief justice Sinha is now living

Sinha is now staying at 179, Jasper Street, Paterson, New Jersey, USA.

He has been in this house for nearly a month now, shearing through the 20 heavy files full of information  provided to him by Kamal Hossain’s team and the Riaz–Rahman combine.

Ali Riaz

Kamal Hossain who suffered imprisonment with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in West Pakistan in 1971 and served as his law and foreign minister later broke away from the Awami League in the 1990s and created his own party Gana Forum. He is extremely

 

US based academic Ali Riaz and Prothom Alo joint editor Mizanur Rahman Khan have also contributed extensively to the magnum opus by the former chief minister who turned against Hasina after he was removed unceremoniously and forced to leave the country

 

hostile to Hasina and has made clear his determination to being her down.

But Sinha’s stay in US is funded by the Jamaat—e—Islami with top war criminal Mir Quasem Ali’s brother Mir Masum bearing  all the expenses so far. TV baron Abu Taher is also bearing part of the former chief justice’s expenses.

Sinha’s memoirs will focus on extra judicial killings, enforced disappearances and other human rights excesses during the last nine years of Sheikh Hasina in power.

The Prothom Alo‘s publishing arm Prathama was approached for publishing the memoirs but a different publisher may be approached now that the book is likely to come out in both English and Bangla. ■

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