Leaders of more political parties and other organisations yesterday issued statements and held meetings and processions to protest the postponement of the National Assembly session.

Mr. A. M. Sulaiman, president of the Krishak Sramik Party, requested the president to realise the gravity of the situation and to drop the proposal for a round table conference and to convene the National Assembly immediately. In a statement, he said that the PPP chief Bhutto's adamant attitude was responsible for the present situation.


Government college teachers

The East Pakistan Government College Teachers Association has expressed its resentment at the postponement and described it a bid to hinder the peaceful transfer of power to the people's representatives ; it also condemned the killing of unarmed people of Bangla Desh the Teachers' Association lent its support to the leadership of Sheikh Mujib and to the stand taken by him.