Gono Forum to hold national council on March 23-24

12 Jan 2019, 21:07

NTV Online
Dr Kamal Hossain at a press conference at Gana Forum’s Arambagh central office on Saturday, Jan 12, 2019. Photo: UNB

Dhaka: As part of its move to strengthen the party’s organisational capacity, Gono Forum will hold its national council on March 23-24 next in the capital.

The party is also planning to hold a public rally in the city by this month.

The decisions to hold the council and the rally were taken at a meeting of Gono Forum central committee held at its Arambagh office on Saturday, reports the UNB.

Talking to reporters after the meeting, party president Dr Kamal Hossain said they had good discussions at the meeting, and took various decisions with a consensus.

To implement the decisions, he said they will hold meetings in all districts and metropolitan cities. “Alongside holding meetings at every thana in Dhaka, we’re expecting to a hold a big public rally here by this month.”

Party general secretary Mostafa Mohsin Montu said their leaders discussed various issues relating to the December-30 election and their party revamping plan. “We’ve also taken a decision to hold Gono Forum’s national council on March 23-24 in Dhaka.”

He said their meeting gave a special focus on making Gono Forum strongerr. “Our central leaders will start organisational tours of different districts soon. We also decided to revitalise the leaders and activists of Gono Forum aiming to reinforce the movement for restoration of democracy.”

Around 70 leaders of the party central committee joined the meeting that began at 10am and concluded around 3:45pm.