The Awami League leaders and activists started gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan as the party is set to organize a grand rally in the capital on Saturday, marking its landslide victory in the recently held 11th parliamentary election.
From around 10:00am, people with banners, festoons and placards gathered at the rally venue.
The election victory celebration rally will begin formally around 2.30pm at Suhrawardy Udyan when AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the rally as the chief guest.
Awami League won an absolute majority bagging 257 seats in the recent election.
The party-led Grand Alliance secured 288 seats out of total 299. Of them, alliance component Jatiya Party got 22 seats and will act as the main opposition in parliament.