72-hour countrywide hartal starting from Sunday morning
6 February 2015, Nirapad News: Again 72-hour countrywide hartal starting from Sunday morning is called by BNP-led 20-party alliance.
The hartal will be enforced from 6:00am of Sunday to 6:00am of Wednesday. In a press statement BNP Joint Secretary General Salauddin Ahmed announced the shutdown.
The announcement of the fresh shutdown came around an hour after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called upon the alliance not to enforce hartal during the SSC examinations.
The hartal also meant to demand release of the alliance’s leaders and activists including BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed.