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Bangladesh's parliament boycott blight

Opposition politicians have reportedly attended less than a quarter of working days in parliament since last election.

Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 08:15
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For years, opposition polticians have been boycotting parliament. According to some politicians, members of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party have attended less than a quarter of working days in parliament since the last election.

Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Dhaka.

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