BNP on Sunday announced a six-day fresh program, including mass contact and leaflet distribution, across the country beginning on Tuesday as part of its ongoing movement demanding the cancellation of 12th parliament and a fresh election under a non-partisan government.
Party Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press brief-ing at the party’s Nayapaltan central office.
As part of the programs, he said the leaders and activists of the party and its associate bodies will carry out mass contact and distribute leaflets in Dhaka and all other metropolitan cities on February 13 and 14 (Tuesday and Wednesday).
A similar program will also observed in all district towns on February 17 and in all upazilas, thanas, municipalities and unions on February 18 and 19.
Besides, the party will arrange doa mahfil (prayer sessions) after Juma prayers in all mosques across the country on February 16 in memory of Bangladeshis killed recently in firing along Bangladesh and My-anmar borders.
Rizvi said their mass contact and leaflet distribution programs are also meant to mount pressure on the government to control prices of essential commodities and to release BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, General Secretary Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Standing Committee Members Mirza Abbas, Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury and other jailed leaders and activists.
He called upon the party’s leaders and workers at all levels to make their fresh programs a success by braving all possible obstacles and adversities.
This will be the BNP’s third round of street program after the 12th parliamentary election held on Janu-ary 7.