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BNP chalks out programmes to celebrate founding anniversary on Sept 1

| Updated: August 24, 2021 16:55:47


BNP chalks out programmes to celebrate founding anniversary on Sept 1

BNP on Tuesday chalked out various programmes, including virtual discussions, to celebrate its 43rd founding anniversary on September 1.

BNP organising secretary Syed Emran Saleh Prince announced the programmes at a press briefing at the party’s Nayapaltan central office.

He said they will observe all the programmes, maintaining social-distancing rules, reports UNB. 

As per the programmes, the party flag will be hoisted atop its Nayapaltan central office and all other offices of BNP across the country at 6am on September 1.

Besides, BNP standing committee members will place wreaths and offer fateha at the grave of its founder Ziaur Rahman at 11am on the day.

Later, the leaders and activists of BNP’s Dhaka south and north units will also place wreaths at Zia’s grave at 12noon.

The party will also arrange a virtual discussion at 3pm on the day.

BNP’s associate bodies and their all units across the country will mark the day by holding various programmes, including discussions and providing assistance to the corona-infected patients through the party’s Covid-19 help centres.

On September 1, 1978, Ziaur Rahman formed BNP with a 19-point programme to build a self-reliant Bangladesh. BNP ruled the country for several terms.

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