The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday announced a set of programmes for 15 days between September 19 and October 3 to drum up their ongoing movement for the resignation of the government, dissolution of parliament and holding upcoming general election under a non-party and neutral government.
The programmes include road marches and rallies at different places across the country.
The party standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan announced the programme at a press conference at the party chairperson's Gulshan office on Monday afternoon.
He said that the programmes were announced as a part of the party’s simultaneous movement with other like-minded opposition political parties to press home their one-point demand to oust the 'illegal government'.
Nazrul said that rallies will be held on Tuesday (September 19) at Jinjira, Keraniganj and Gazipur’s Tongi.
Besides, Bhairab-Brahmanbaria-Habiganj-Moulvibazar-Sylhet road march will be held on September 21, he announced.
On September 22, prayers will be held at district, metropolitan areas, upazila, municipal areas and union levels across the country for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s immediate recovery.
Two rallies – one at Uttara and the other at Jatrabari in Dhaka -= will be held on the same day.
On September 23, a road march will be held on Barishal-Jhalokhati-Pitojpur-Patuakhali route.
On September 25, two rallies – one at Naya Bazar in Khaka city and the other at Amin Bazar on the outskirts of the city, will be held.
On September 26, the party will organise road march in Khulna division and arrange a convention of professionals in Dhaka.
Two rallies – one at Gabtali in Dhaka and the other at Fatulla in Narayanganj – will be held on September 27.
On September 29, the party will organised women’s rally in Dhaka.
The party will organise a convention of labourers on September 30.
The BNP will organise Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road march on October 1.
On October 2, the party will organise farmers’ rally in Dhaka.
On the concluding day on October 3, the party will organise a road march on Cumilla-Feni-Mirsarai-Chattogram route.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee member Abdul Moyeen Khan, joint secretary general Khairul Kabir Khokon and assistant office secretary Taiful Islam Tipu were present on the occasion.