Khaleda to deliver ‘video address’ to Suhrawardy Udyan rally Thursday


Opposition leader Khaleda Zia will deliver a ‘video address’ to BNP’s rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city on Thursday, marking its “National Revolution and Solidarity Day”.


“BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will deliver a video address to the party’s tomorrow’s (Thursday’s) rally at Suhrawardy Udyan,” her press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan Sohel told UNB on Wednesday night.

BNP is going to arrange the rally at 2pm, to mark the civil-military ‘uprising’ that led to the release of then army chief Ziaur Rahman on this day in 1975.


Amid political turmoil on November 7, 1975, soldiers and civilians jointly freed then chief of army staff Ziaur Rahman from captivity in Dhaka cantonment, paving the way for Zia to come to power.


BNP and its associate bodies have chalked out various programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner.


Meanwhile, Khaleda in a message greeted the people of the country on the occasion.


The former premier urged the nationalist forces to get united imbued with the spirit of the day to prevent hegemonist forces for ensuring the basic rights of people and protecting the national independence and sovereignty.

Source: UNB Connect


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