BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will address Tuesday’s rally in front of the party headquarters at Naya Paltan of the capital. Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi informed the media about Khaleda's participation.
The party got permission from police on Monday to hold the rally. BNP is organising the rally to mark the second anniversary of the last general election, which it boycotted. Rizvi said in a media conference on Monday that the rally would start at 2pm and end before Maghrib prayers.
The authorities have permitted the rally to be held on the street stretching from Nightingale Restaurant at Kakrail to Fakirapool intersection, he said. "We have secured all administrative permissions for the rally," Rizvi said, according to bdnews24.com. -Mithun