Power In Bangladesh Essay

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Power is perhaps the most vital aspect of all organizations in general and political organizations in particular. Power is related to taking of decisions and for the implementation of those decisions. No organization or human beings, whatever may its nature be, can do its duty or achieve objectives without power. According to Dahl, Most people have an intuitive notion of what it means. Therefore he also added that scientists have not yet formulated a statement of the concept of power that is rigorous enough to be of use in the systematic study of this important social phenomenon. Furthermore, he claims that power is defined in terms of relation between people, and is expressed in simple symbolic notation. Power is the ability to influence…show more content…
Most of the cases, it is the government who try their level best to exercise power over people through various kind of manipulation and they do such things to serve their political purpose. While doing so, the government either simply avoid the public interest in a diplomatic way or just give a damn and proceed to do whatever it is needed to be done to remain in state power. As manipulation is such a form which gives no clue or precaution to be taken, therefore, general people often do not even realize anything is happening or is going to be happening and thus ended up with being victimized of…show more content…
Here, the government and ruling party is more interested to serve their own purpose rather than ensuring long term development of the country. Government may take policy even though they conflict with public interest or prevent public rights. The role of opposition is way too much important to acknowledge people about those issues. They can do constructive criticism and let the government to correct their policies and decisions conflicting with public interest. But in Bangladesh, the ruling parties always harass the opposition by all means and try hard to wipe out them from their very root by breaking their spine. The governments prevent the opposition from doing all kind of political activity such as rally or public meeting, public relations, campaign. Moreover, harass the leaders, workers and supporters as well by law enforcing agencies, filing thousands of cases, most of which are filed only for political purpose, sending them to jail and in many other ways. These are so common since the birth of Bangladesh that general people no longer consider this as a unjust rather they find it very regular as they have been used to with such practice. Besides the governments branded the opposition as public enemy. But the most important thing is by preventing the
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