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AL, BNP rallies: Same conditions for both parties, says Home Minister

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 27th July, 2023 02:59:06 PM
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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said both Awami League and BNP will be given the same conditions to hold rallies in the capital.

The minister made the comment in a press conference marking the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking at the Secretariat on Thursday.

He also informed that neither of the parties received any permission about the rally venue yet.

Earlier, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Khandker Golam Faruq said they would not give permission to BNP and Awami League to hold rallies in the capital on Friday if adequate forces cannot be deployed.

He said forces will be needed to provide security for upcoming Ashura and VIP movements.

Mentionable, ruling Awami League's three associate bodies are set to hold rally in the south gate of Baitul Mukarram mosque while BNP in Nayapaltan on Friday.