Dr Kamal Hossain led Jatiya Oikya Prokriya held a citizens’ rally giving the government a deadline to meet its three-point demand by September 30.
Today on Saturday Jatiya Oikya arranged the rally at Mahanagar Natya Mancha in the city as part of its efforts to create a greater national unity to ensure a `functional democracy’ in the through holding a credible national election.
Their three demands are taking steps for the formation of an-election time neutral government through discussion with political parties, taking effective steps for reconstituting the Election Commission and dissolving parliament before the announcement of the election schedule.
Jatiya Oikya also announced to hold rallies across the sountry with the presence of national leaders from October 1 to involve people in their unity process.
Top leaders of BNP, its some alliance partners, Bikolp Dhara Bangladesh, Jataiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Rod), Nagorik Oikya and different other political parties and some civil society members joined the rally, and extended their support to the demands.