Dr Kamal Hossain, key leader of the Jatiya Oikyafront and President of Gono Forum skips the alliance’s Rajshahi rally due to a high fever.
Jatiya Oikya Front Media Coordinator Lutful Kabir Hamim informed the media on Friday morning.
Dr Kamal fell very ill overnight and is running a high fever, so he will not be able to attend today’s public meeting in Rajshahi. However, he is keeping in close contact with the leadership, he added.
Jatiya Oikyafront is scheduled to hold a public rally at Madrasa Maidan in Rajshahi city on Friday afternoon to press home their 7-point demand.
It is the fourth rally held by the alliance.
Earlier, the Jatiya Oikyafront leaders left Dhaka for the programme. Many arrived at Rajshahi last night.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir will be the chief speaker at the event. He and members of the BNP Standing Committee left for Rajshahi at 10am.
Rajshahi Metropolitan BNP President Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul will host the programme.