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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 1, January 2015 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Road March: Searching a Better Alternative Way of Hartal Culture in Bangladesh

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AUTHOR(S)

Md. Mahbub Alam Prodip, A.H.M Kamrul Ahasan, Md. Liton Hossen

 

KEYWORDS

Index Terms: Political Culture, Hartal, Changing View, Alternative Way and Road March.

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: The political parties introduced various kinds of political cultures in the political avenue after the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. Hartal is one of the most indispensable measures that political parties use to achieve their goals as well as to ensure the desire and demand of mass people. It was vastly used to overthrow autocratic regime to retain the Parliamentary form of democracy and to introduce a Non-party Caretaker Government system in Bangladesh. However, hartal is losing popularity due to its destructive features. In recent years, people expect that political Parties should maneuver new programs which will not make any negative impact on their daily life and country’s dynamics. In response to people’s demand, political Parties have been complied to precede new features in Bangladesh politics. Thus, Road March has been emerged as an in-offensive, non-violent and a peaceful way of protest of political parties. The paper depends on secondary materials including books, journal articles and contemporary newspapers. The study revealed that road March is a peaceful and non violent way of achieving goals of political parties rather than hartal with popular supports.

 

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