The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has announced new programmes for the next 15 days (19 September-3 October) demanding the resignation of the government, dissolution of the parliament, reinstatement of a caretaker government, and the release of party chief Khaleda Zia.
The party will hold 11 more rallies in Dhaka, including 8 rallies on the entrances of the city, BNP Standing Committee Member Nazrul Islam Khan announced the new programme at party chairperson’s Gulshan office on Monday (18 September) afternoon.
Besides, the party plans to stage five road marches at the district and divisional levels outside of Dhaka.
Speaking at the press conference, Nazrul Islam said the party will hold protest rallies in Dhaka’s Keraniganj and Gazipur on 19 September. Prayer sessions will be held at the district, metropolitan, upazila, union, and ward levels across the country for the relief of Khaleda Zia’s illness on 22 September.
The party has also scheduled similar rallies in Jatrabari and Uttara on 22 September, in Naya Bazar and Amin Bazar on 25 September, and in Gabtoli and Narayanganj on 27 September.
A rally of professionals is scheduled for 26 September in the capital.
In addition, Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal will hold a rally on 29 September, while Krishak Dal and Sramik Dal will co-organise a similar event on 30 September in the capital. The party will hold a farmers’ rally in Dhaka on 2 October.
Five road marches will be held from Bhairab to Sylhet via Brahmanbaria, Habiganj, Moulvibazar on 21 September, from Barishal to Patuakhali via Jhalakathi and Pirojpur on 23 September, in Khulna division on 26 September, from Mymensingh to Kishoreganj on 1 October, and from Cumilla to Chattogram on 3 October.
Apart from the programmes, pro-BNP lawyers will hold separate programmes across the country.
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