News Desk: BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has laid the first foundation stone of the newly constructed Padma Bridge, ”said the party's secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. He made the remarks while talking to reporters at Thakurgaon Press Club on Sunday (June 5). Mirza Fakhrul said the Awami League considers the Padma Bridge as its ancestral property. However, the Padma Bridge is not the sole property of anyone. Made in a joint state effort. The first foundation stone of this Padma Bridge was laid by BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. At the same time he laid the foundation stone on the banks of Mawa and Faridpur sites. He said the BNP has also worked on the Jamuna bridge. However, as soon as they (Awami League) came to power, they started claiming all the achievements as their own. All banners, festoons and statues are made in one's name. They changed the name of the bridge. They never acknowledge the contribution of BNP.