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COTTON-Clueless about Crop

party that wins in the elections will form the next government. The left, comprising mainly the two communist parties, played a key role in bringing together the BNP and the Awami League. The communist parties are a disciplined and organised force that have played a leading role in the present demonstrations to oust Ershad. In fact, so determined were the leftist cadres in the pitched street battles with the police and the cadres of the governing Jatiya Party that the government decided to ban the Communist Party of Bangladesh, a militant faction of the Jatiyo Samajlantrik Dal (National Socialist Party) and the Bangladesh Swadhinata (Independence) Party.

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