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07 November 2017, Tuesday
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Nat’l Revolution & Solidarity Day today
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Dhaka, Nov 6 (Just News): BNP will observe what it says the National Revolution and Solidarity Day today, marking the ‘civil-military uprising’ in 1975.

On this day in 1975, amid political turmoil, soldiers and civilians jointly freed then chief of army staff Ziaur Rahman from captivity in Dhaka cantonment, paving the way for Zia to come to power.

BNP has chalked out a 10-day programme to observe the day in a befitting manner. Some other political parties and different socio-cultural organisations will also observe the day from different perspectives.

As part of BNP's programmes, the party will hoist its flags atop its central office and all other offices of the party and its associate bodies at 6:00am on Tuesday.

BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia together with party leaders and activists is scheduled to place wreaths at the grave of party founder shaheed president Ziaur Rahman at 10:00am.

BNP's all the units and associate bodies will also observe the day across the country with various programmes, including discussion, photo exhibition, free medical camps and blood donation.

BNP also has a plan to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on Saturday to mark the day.

Meanwhile, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alam in separate messages greeted the country's people on the occasion.

 (Just News/gy/2140hr)
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