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Dr Kamal's Oikya Prokriya to hold rally Saturday BNP invited, decision to join
Dr Kamal Hossain-led anti-government political platform Jatiya Oikya Prokriya is going to stage grand rally in Dhaka on Saturday. The objective of the rally is to forge a national unity.
The event will be held at Mahanagar Natya Mancha, Gulistan,Â ABM Mostafa Amin, Member-Secretary of the platform said it in a press briefing yesterday.
BNP will take part in the rally. Standing committee, the BNP's highest policy making body took the decision on Wednesday.
BNP's Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Isalm Alamgir may join the grand rally.
All the leaders have accepted the leadership of Dr. Kamal in the national interest. Now they are waiting for the green signal of their acting Chairperson Tarique Rahman.Â Â Â Â
Dhaka Metropolitan Police has given green signal of bringing out the rally Saturday. The rally is being held months ahead ofÂ the country'sÂ national election.
"Police gave us permission on Tuesday. The time is too short to prepare for holding the rally at Shuhrawardi," Mostofa said. That's why the rally will be held at Mahanagar Natya Mancha, he added.
Earlier on September 11, Dr Kamal announced in a press briefing that his party would hold the rally on September 22 at Mohanagar Natya Mancha.