Release of Khaleda

BNP’s countrywide demo today

Staff Correspondent

8 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BNP will stage protests throughout the country today demanding release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.

Party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the announcement at a press conference on Saturday after a joint meeting of BNP and its associate bodies at party’s central office in Naya Paltan of the capital.

He said all thana units of BNP’s Dhaka north and south units in the capital and all divisional city and district units of the party will demonstrate to press their demand.

He asked the government to take steps to free the party’s ailing chief on humanitarian grounds.

BNP senior joint secretary general, joint secretaries general, senior leaders of the party’s Dhaka south and north units and presidents, conveners and secretaries, member secretaries of the party’s associate bodies attended the joint meeting.