BNP on Wednesday claimed that Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed assured them of extending cooperation in holding their party’s programmes chalked out to celebrate the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s Independence.
“We’ve sought cooperation from the IGP so that we can hold our countrywide programmes smoothly on the occasion of the golden jubilee of the independence. He is kind enough as he said there’s no problem from their side,” said BNP chairperson’s adviser Abdus Salam. Also read: BNP wants NSI to stop collection of personal information
He made the remarks while taking to reporters after a meeting between a BNP delegation and the IGP at the Police Headquarters in the city.
Salam said they urged the IGP to give them permission for inaugurating of their year-long programmes to celebrate the golden jubilee at a venue in the city on March 1.
He said they also sought cooperation from the police chief to bring out BNP’s Independence Day Rally from their central office on March 26 and hold a grand rally at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan on March 30. “The IGP said they’ve no problem,” said the BNP leader. Also read:BNP hits back at PM for democracy remarks
Salam along with BNP chairperson’s adviser Bijan Kanti Sarkar, BNP Publicity Affairs Secretary Shahiduddin Chowdhury Anee and Liberation Affairs Secretary Joynul Abedin met the IGP in the afternoon.
Meanwhile, the Police Headquarters said a four-member BNP delegation met the IGP under the banner of its national committee of golden jubilee celebration.