BNP announces ‘V-Day Rally’ on Sunday

Published: December 16, 2017 22:00:59 | Updated: December 17, 2017 15:34:32


The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is scheduled to bring out a 'V-Day Rally' in the capital city on Sunday in celebration of the 47th Victory Day.

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi told UNB on Saturday that the rally would be taken out from the party’s Nayapaltan central office around 2:00pm, which will end at Mailbagh crossing.

He said they have got verbal permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) authorities to hold the programme.

Meanwhile, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia along with party leaders and activists placed wreaths at the National Mausoleum in Savar at 11am on Saturday, marking the day. She also later placed wreaths at the mazar of late President and BNP founder Ziaur Rahman at Sher-e-Banglanagar in the capital.

BNP and its different associate bodies are celebrating the Victory Day with various programmes, including discussions.

The party hoisted the national and party flags atop its party offices in the morning, marking the day.

It will also hold a discussion on Victory Day in the capital on Tuesday.

Besides, the party has a plan to arrange a gathering of freedom fighters in Dhaka on December 24 at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh.

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