and four party alliance is yet to decide whether to participate in next local
body election. It is expected that BNP secretary general Khondaker Delwar Hossain
will give a decision regarding local body elections at a meeting in the
BNP and its allies had given ultimatum to the government that they would boycott
this election. The alliance is demanding release of their leaders and holding
of national election before the local election. The alliance will observe demand day for withdrawal of
the state of emergency on July 9 and basic rights day on July 16. All local
units have been asked to observe the days.