The party has called for a total blockade of 48 hours on Sunday (November 12) and Monday (November 13) in the fourth round to demand the resignation of the government, the election neutral government and the release of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.
BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced this in a virtual press conference on Thursday (November 9) afternoon.
Rizvi said that the BNP will hold a 48-hour blockade program from 6 am on Sunday to 6 am on Tuesday. This program will be held to demand the one-time demand for restoration of democracy, justice for the killing of the killed comrades, proper treatment of the injured, the release of thousands of leaders and activists including party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, members of our national standing committee, other important leaders, leaders and activists from all over the country, and an end to harassment. . However, ambulances, vehicles carrying oxygen cylinders and media vehicles will remain exempt from the blockade.
Ruhul Kabir Rizvi
Besides, he called for prayers in all the mosques of the country next Friday, seeking the forgiveness of the souls of the leaders and activists who were killed in the ongoing movement and those who were killed in the labor movement.
Rizvi also said that 365 people were arrested across the country from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon. 13 cases and accused more than 1 thousand 563 leaders and activists.
It is to be noted that the day after the attack and clashes surrounding BNP’s mass gathering in Dhaka on October 28, the party observed a morning-evening hartal across the country. After that, the blockade program was given for three consecutive days from October 31 with a break of one day. After that, BNP observed the blockade on November 5 and 6 with a break on Friday and Saturday. The blockade was then called off on November 8 and 9 with a one-day break. The blockade was called again with a break on Friday and Saturday.