Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia will begin two-day road march towards the port city of Chittagong from the capital tomorrow (Sunday) in a bid to mobilize mass support for holding next general elections under non-party caretaker government.
The government had scrapped the provision of the caretaker government
by amending the Constitution in June last year.
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will lead the march from in front of BNP
central office at Nayapaltan at 10 am.
Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, joint secretary general, briefing newsmen today
expressed the hope that 4,000 motor vehicles from the capital will
join the caravan and another 2,000 will join on the way.
On her way Khaleda will address rallies at Noor Manikchar ground and
Madhya Muktijoddha College ground of Chandina and Padua bazaar in
Comilla on Sunday.
She will address the first public meeting at Feni Pilot High School
ground at Feni on Sunday before reaching Chittagong where she will
stay overnight in the Circuit House.
In Chittagong, the BNP chief will address a public meeting at Polo
ground Monday afternoon when she is expected to announce the next
course of action.
Leaders of the four-party alliance - BNP, Jamaat-e-Islami, Khelafat
Majlish, BJP and Islami Okiya Jote - and other like minded parties
will join the road march.
Rizvi alleged that 19 leaders and workers of BNP in Senbag were
injured by the musclemen of the ruling Awami League on Friday. They
came under ‘Awami terrorists’ attack when campaigning Khaleda’s
He told a correspondent that people will resist any attempt to thwart
the road march.