November 12, 2017, 4:07 pm
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia reached the rally venue at historic Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka today marking the National Revolution and Solidarity Day.
Khaleda arrived at the venue around 3:10pm where thousands of people, including party leaders and activists, gathered there, reports media.
BNP chief Khaleda Zia will address the rally as chief guest.
BNP yesterday received a conditional permission from the authorities concerned to hold a public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan today. The party plans to stage a huge showdown by organising it.
Khaleda Zia last addressed a rally at the same venue on January 20, 2014, 15 days after the 10th parliamentary polls.
On November 3, the BNP announced to hold the rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan on November 8, marking what it said “the civil-military uprising on November 7, 1975”.
Later, the party deferred it to Sunday.