The BNP-led 20-party alliance will hold a meeting with the Election Commission tomorrow over the parliamentary election slated for December 30.
The BNP has found itself in an awkward situation again. After weeks of talks and tough negotiations, the party just managed to bring together Dr Kamal Hossain's Gonoforum and three other parties and launch a new alliance, called Jatiya Oikyafront, on Saturday.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will sit with the top leaders of 20-party alliance to decide whether it will participate in the Union Parishad elections.
Islami Oikya Jote quits the BNP-led 20-party alliance for what it says organisational interest adding that the move "was inevitable" to strengthen the party itself.
A Dhaka court sets June 28 to decide on indictment and arrest of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 37 others in two cases filed over Jatrabari arson.
Sans any unusual activity anywhere in the country, it was difficult to realise that a hartal sponsored by the BNP-led 20-party alliance is underway.
HSC and equivalent examinations begin peacefully throughout the country with over 10.5 lakhs examines are expected to appear in the exams.
BNP-led 20-party alliance calls 24-hour hartal from 6am Thursday demanding return of missing Salahuddin Ahmed. Dhaka and Ctg cities will remain out of its purview.
The BNP-led 20-party alliance alleges that the Election Commission is favouring the ruling party-backed candidates in the upcoming three city corporation elections