Thursday 27 February 2020 ,
Thursday 27 February 2020 ,
Latest News
  • Bangladesh world’s most polluted country: Report
  • Road crash kills 2 women in capital
  • ‘Casino vault’ busted
  • Tigers outplay Zim by innings, 106 runs
  • Iranian minister tested positive
  • Declare Mar 7 as nat’l day
  • 11th anniv of Pilkhana carnage observed
  • No coronavirus patient detected yet in Bangladesh: Minister
  • Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91
12 February, 2020 04:13:37 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 12 February, 2020 06:38:44 PM
Print

BNP’s procession will seek Khaleda’s release

Independent Online/ UNB
BNP’s procession will seek Khaleda’s release

As part of the party’s countrywide demonstration programme, BNP will take out a procession in the capital on Saturday demanding its Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail.

The decision was taken at a joint meeting of BNP and its associate bodies at the party’s Nayapaltan central office.

After the meeting, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the programme at a press conference.

He said they will bring out the procession from their Nayapaltan central office at 2 pm on Saturday and it will end at the Jatiya Press Club.

Asked whether they got permission from police for their planned procession, Fakhrul said, “No permission is needed for holding such a programme. We’ll only inform them about the programme.”

He called upon people to make their programme success with their spontaneous participation.

“We urge people to take part in the procession to register their protest in a peaceful manner, and thus accelerate the process of our leaders’ (Khaleda’s) release from jail,” the BNP leader said.

Earlier on February 8, Fakhrul announced that their party would stage demonstrations across the country on Saturday to push for their demand to have Khaleda freed.

Khaleda has been in jail since she was convicted in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case on February 8, 2018. She was found guilty in another corruption case later the same year, though her party claims both cases are politically motivated.

The BNP chief has been receiving treatment at the BSMMU since April 1 last year.

TH

 

Comments

Video
More Politics Stories

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting