BNP's 3 associate bodies to hold road marches 16, 17 Sept

Leaders of Jubo Dal, Swechchhasebak Dal and Chhatra Dal declare road march programmes at a press conference at the BNP central office at Naya Paltan on Wednesday.
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Jubo Dal, Swechchhasebak Dal and Chhatra Dal will hold road marches in Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions on 16 and 17 September respectively demanding the resignation of the government.

Top leaders of three organisations made the announcement at a press conference at the BNP's central office in Naya Paltan on Wednesday.

BNP wants to take its one-point demand to the final stage in October.
The top leaders are considering the current month as the last step of a mass campaign.

As part of the plan, a rally will be held in Dhaka on Friday and a 'road march of youth' will be organised across the country.

Road march will kick off from Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions. The three organisations including Chhatra Dal announce road marches for two days today.

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Announcing the programmes, Jubo Dal president Sultan Salauddin said, "We want to restore democracy, the main spirit of the independence of Bangladesh, and voting rights of the people through the fall of the government through the one-point movement under the leadership of BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman."

"We will organise a road march from Rangpur to Dinajpur on 16 September and Bogura to Rajshahi on 17 September," he added.

The Jubo Dal president said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir will join the march.

He also said a rally will be held at the beginning of the road march while another at the end of the road march.