BNP started its grand rally in front of the party's Nayapaltan headquarters this afternoon to press home their one-point demand
A clash broke out between police and BNP at the capital's Kakrail intersection this noon..BNP men gathered near Kakrail mosque before joining the party's rally at Nayapaltan.
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed telecom operators to shut down internet service from 11:00am to 8:00pm today in the capital's Nayapaltan where opposition party BNP is holding a grand rally.
BNP leaders and activists started gathering in front of the party's Nayapaltan headquarters since 7:30am today to join its grand rally to press home their one-point demand
BNP wants to hold its October 28 rally at the party's Nayapaltan headquarters
Police have asked BNP and Awami League to propose names of two alternative venues each in case law enforcers are unable to give permission to hold their rallies in the capital's Nayapaltan and Baitul Mukarram areas respectively on security grounds
Amid “provocations” by the Awami League and police “obstruction” of BNP activists, it will be challenging to hold a peaceful rally on October 28, said party leaders.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today warned against any sort of anarchy and vandalism in the name of movement, saying her government will not tolerate such destructive activities
BNP leaders have recently been making threats of non-stop and tough agitation, but the party appears to be in a dilemma over such programmes as hartal and roadblocks.