Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday issued a show-cause notice to party vice-chairman Shaukat Mahmud on charges of violating party discipline.
BNP sources said Shaukat Mahmud joined a demonstration of the opposition parties at Zero Point in Gulistan area of the capital on Monday.They said Shammilito Peshajibi Parishad organised a discussion at Jatiya Press Club in the capital chaired by Jafrullah Chowdhury in the morning. Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, Syed Muhammad Ibrahim, Mahmudur Rahman Manna and Shaukat Mahmud participated in the event.
After the programme, some activists of Shammilito Peshajibi Parishad took out a procession and staged a demonstration at Zero Point demanding resignation of the government.
Shaukat Mahmud joined the demonstration which was dispersed by law enforcers.