BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said their party’s only goal is to free its chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail, UNB reports.
Speaking at a human chain programme, he also said they will continue their peaceful movement unitl their chairperson is released from jail.
“We know the government has kept our chairperson in jail only to resist its fall and our movement for restoration of democracy,” the BNP leader said.
Fakhrul further said, “Now it is our duty to remain united and carry out the movement to have our chairperson freed from jail. We must free her from jail as it is now our only goal.”
BNP arranged the human chain programme in front of its Nayapaltan central office to force the government to release Khaleda.
Leaders and activists of the party formed the human chain around 10:15am.
Followers holding banners, festoons and placards were chanting various slogans to have their chief released.
The agitation programme ended peacefully around 11:50am amid the presence of huge law enforcers.