Awami League has postponed Tuesday’s peace rally and march in the capital. Meanwhile, BNP will hold a black flag march across the country, including 7 places in Dhaka, demanding the abolition of parliament and elections under a non-partisan government.
Earlier, BNP held a black flag procession in Nayapaltan of the capital on Saturday.
In a press release of Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League yesterday, Monday, it was informed that due to unavoidable reasons, the peace rally and procession on January 30 (Tuesday) has been postponed by the order of the president and general secretary. Further schedule will be announced.
Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader announced to hold a rally across the country last Saturday to protest the undemocratic activities of BNP and Jamaat.
Meanwhile, BNP announced a black flag march in all districts, police stations and cities of the country on Tuesday to demand the annulment of the current parliament and new elections. The party will carry out this program to demand ‘cancellation of the illegal dummy parliament and the election of the national parliament under a non-partisan neutral caretaker government’.
Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, a member of the party’s standing committee, made this announcement after a short rally and black flag procession program at Nayapaltan in the capital on Saturday.
After the 12th parliamentary elections, BNP leaders and workers have taken to the streets again. The party held a black flag procession in the capital Dhaka on Saturday to demand the resignation of the government along with rising commodity prices. Senior leaders of the party led the procession.