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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 8404 of 2008
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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 8404 of 2008

Date of filing: 2008/11/04


Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)


1.Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare;

2.  Joint Chief (Planning), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare;

3.Secretary to the Chief advisor;

4.Secretary, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs;

5.Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs


The  Invitation for Bids for Health Care Services issued by the Ministry of Health and Family  Welfare on 21.04.2008 stated that sealed proposal were to be prepared in English by eligible countries, which was in violation of Articles 3 and 23 of the Constitution and section 3(1) of the Bangla BhashaProchalan Ain-1987.  Being aggrieved by and dissatisfied with the aforesaid Invitation, BLAST filed a Writ Petition against the responders for the violation.


Date: 10/11/2008


The Court issues a Rule Nisi on the Respondents to show cause as to why the impugned Invitation for Bids issued by the Ministry of  Health and Family welfare should not be declared to have been done without lawful authority and why the Respondents should not be directed to take necessary steps for complying with the provision of existing laws.


Mr. Justice Tariq Ul Hakim
Ms. Justice Farah Mahbub

Area of law

Accountability and Institutional Reform


Bengali Language

Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 3, 23;

বাংলা ভাষা প্রচলন আইন ১৯৮৭, ধারা ৩ (১)

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