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BNP to hold rally in Demra to protest N'ganj killing

Update : 11 May 2014, 09:53 AM

The BNP will hold a rally in Demra on May 17 to protest the abductions and killings of seven people in Narayanganj.

Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, joint secretary general of the party, announced the programmes at a press briefing at the party’s Nayapaltan headquarters on Sunday afternoon.

The party also announced a series of street agitation programmes to protest the abductions and killings and transfer of party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s graft case from court building to Alia Madrasa ground.

Khaleda Zia will visit Narayanganj on May 14 to express condolence to the family members of seven people, including ward councilor Nazrul Islam and advocate Chandan Sarker.

Rizvi told journalists that the decision of holding the programmes were taken at the party’s standing committee meeting, the highest policy making body of the party, on Saturday night.

The BNP leader said the party will stage demonstrations across the country’s Upazila on May 18 and district headquarters on May 19 and in the divisional headquarters on May 20 protesting shifting Khaleda’s graft case from the court building to Alia Madrasa ground.

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