BNP to stage demo in Dhaka today

Kalerkantho Online   

6 January, 2018 08:57 AM

BNP to stage demo in Dhaka today

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BNP is scheduled to stage demonstrations in Dhaka city on Saturday (today) protesting the denial of permission to the party for holding rallies at Suhrawardy Udyan marking what it said as “Democracy Killing Day” on January 5.

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement while addressing journalists at a press conference held in the capital yesterday.

He said: “The leaders and activists of the party will hold demonstrations in all wards tomorrow (today) in the capital protesting the government's rejection to hold rallies.

Awami League has held rallies to celebrate what they claimed the day as “Victory Day for Democracy” yesterday but its arch-rival BNP was denied permission to hold rallies in the capital on the day.