Oikyafront postpones road march towards Rajshahi

Published: November 07, 2018 19:29:49 | Updated: November 08, 2018 17:15:52


The Jatiya Oikyafront has postponed its road march programme towards Rajshahi, which was scheduled to be held on Thursday.

BNP Secretary General, also the spokesman of the alliance, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir gave the information on Wednesday evening, says Jamuna Television.

However, he said, the alliance will hold its rally in Rajshai on Friday to mobilise public support in favour of its seven-point demand.

Earlier, Fakhrul announced to arrange the road march programme while addressing a public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Tuesday.

The Oikyafront's seven-point demand includes installation of a neutral interim government, dissolution of parliament, reconstitution the Election Commission, release of all the political prisoners, deployment of army and cancellation of the move to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVMS) for holding the next polls in fair and acceptable manner.

On October 13, BNP together with Dr Kama Hossain-led Jatiya Oikyaprokriya, JSD and Nagorik Oikya launched the Jatiya Oikyafront to press for their seven-point demand.

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