BNP joins Hefajat rally
BNP standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and party Vice Chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka joined the Motijheel rally of Hefajat-e Islam on Saturday.
Both the leaders, on behalf of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, expressed solidarity with the radical Islamist organisation and joined the Hefajat leaders on dais at Shapla Chattar around 3:00pm.
Earlier around 2:30pm, Kazi Zafar Ahmed, senior presidium member of Jatiya Party (Ershad) joined the rally expressing solidarity with the group's 13-point demand.
Hefajat-e Islam is holding the rally demanding the arrest of “atheist bloggers”.