BNP has decided to hold a rally in the city on January 5 to observe the day as ‘Democracy Killing Day’ registering the party’s protest against 10th parliamentary elections held on that day in 2014.
The party has already sought permission for the rally at Suhrawardy Udyan, said party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi.
He came up with the disclosure at a discussion at Girls’ Guide House at Bailey Road in the city arranged by Jatiyatabadi Samajik Sangskritik Sangstha (JASAS) marking its founding anniversary.
“We’ve decided to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on January 5. We’ve sent letters to the police and other authorities concerned seeking permission for it,” Rizvi said.
He further said, “Democracy was snatched on that day. We’ll register our protest against it through the rally.
The BNP leader called upon the leaders and activists of the party and its associate bodies to work together to make the rally a success.
BNP insiders said the party is preparing to stage a big showdown on January-5 through the rally and thus rejuvenate its rank and file in the New Year.