POST TIME: 9 September, 2018 06:49:12 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 10 September, 2018 08:01:51 AM
BNP to hold human chain in Dhaka Monday
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BNP to hold human chain in Dhaka Monday

BNP on Sunday got permission to stage a human chain programme in the city on Monday demanding its Chairperson Khaleda Zia's release from jail.

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner gave the verbal permission to form the human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club.reports UNB.

As part of their countrywide programme, he said, they will observe the programme in front of the Jatiya Press Club from 11am to 12pm.

The BNP leader said their party's all other district and metropolitan city units will also observe the programme on Monday to have their chairperson freed from jail.

Rizvi said their party will also observe a two-hour token hunger strike on Wednesday in all districts and metropolitan cities to press the same demand.

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been in jail since a special court convicted her in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.