The party will distribute food among poor people in Dhaka marking the day
The BNP on Thursday announced a 15-day program to observe the 40th death anniversary of its founder Ziaur Rahman.
The programs will begin on May 29 and end on June 12.
BNP Organizing Secretary Syed Imarn Saleh Prince announced the programs from a press conference at the party’s Naya Paltan central office.
The programs include arranging virtual discussion meetings, photo exhibition and free medical camps, wearing black badges, publishing posters and supplements in newspapers, and distributing food among the destitute.
He said all the programs will be arranged by maintaining health safety rules due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ziaur Rahman, who founded the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in 1978, was assassinated by a group of army officers at the Chittagong Circuit House on May 30, 1981.
Prince said black flags will be hoisted and party flags will be kept at half-mast atop the offices of the party and its associate bodies, including its Naya Paltan office at 6am on May 30.
Besides, party senior leaders will place wreaths on Zia's grave at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the morning.
The BNP will organize a virtual discussion on May 29 in observance of the day.
Party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Standing Committee members will distribute food among the destitute at 80 spots of the capital on May 30 and 31, arranged by Dhaka North and South units of the BNP.
Different associate bodies will arrange various programs, including discussions, from May 29 to June 12 in observance of the death anniversary.
All district, city and thana units of the party have also been directed to observe the day with various programs, including virtual discussions to be participated by BNP senior leaders.