BNP started Faridpur-Shariatpur road march Tuesday morning (October 3) as part of the simultaneous movement programme to realize their demand of holding election under a non-partisan neutral government by canceling the parliament.
The road march started around 10:30am from Rajbari's Goalanda Mor towards Sharifpur Stadium, passing through Rajbari, Faridpur, Gopalganj, and Madaripur.
The party standing committee members Amir Khashru Mahmud Chowdhury and Selima Rahman are leading the march, as part of their ongoing one point movement.
According to BNP's media cell, the road march is expected to cover several gathering points along the way, starting from Goalanda Mor in Rajbari, including Basantapur Maidan in Rajbari Sadar, Rajbari More in Faridpur Sadar, Natorkandar's Talma Mor, Baroitola in Maksudpur, and ending at Sharifpur Stadium in Madaripur.
The main opposition party has already held six road marches -- Rangpur to Dinajpur, Bogura to Rajshahi, Bhairab to Sylhet, Barisal to Pirojpur, Jhenaidah to Khulna, and Mymensingh to Kishoreganj -- as parts of their September 19 –October 5 continuous programmes across Bangladesh.
The party also held several rallies in Dhaka and its adjacent areas to press home the same demands.
Besides, BNP will hold a road march from Cumilla to Chattogram on October 5.
BDST: 1349 HRS, OCT 03, 2023