BNP-led 18-party’s mass demo in afternoon

The BNP-led 18-party alliance will bring out a mass procession in the capital Monday afternoon, demanding details of the whereabouts of missing BNP leader M Elias Ali, withdrawal of 'false cases' against party leaders and release of the detained activists.

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The procession will begin from the BNP's main office at Nayapaltan at 4:00pm. The procession is scheduled to end at Moghbazar touching Shantinagar and Malibagh.

In another development, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia called a standing committee meeting at her Gulshan residence at 8:30pm, the sources of BNP chief's media wing said.

She will also hold another meeting with the leaders of 18-party alliance at the same venue after the standing committee meeting, the sources added.

The party has so far held four demonstrations this month, including yesterday's.