BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi was busy in chattering with other leaders and workers at the Naya Paltan office of BNP. There were arrangements for breakfast with tea, coffee, and cookies. Suddenly, Rizvi made an announcement which astonished all who were present there. Rizvi said, ‘I’ve discovered something new last night. I’ve discovered why the government is allowing us to hold a rally.’
The Rizvi supporters were staggered and asked, ‘Say it leader, what is your discovery?’
Rizvi explained, ‘After thinking over this, I’ve come to understand that the government is allowing us to hold the rally because the police can arrest our leaders and workers from a rally very easily.’ He claimed that many leaders of BNP were arrested from the rally and he has a list of them.
However, a BNP leader asked him, ‘How come the senior leaders are not getting arrested?’
Rizvi could not give any proper answer, he just said, ‘Maybe they got bail and so, the police is not arresting them.’
Another leader asked Rizvi, ‘So leader, are you saying that we should not join the rally?’
After this, the chattering did not continue for long and Rizvi left the place after a while.
After hearing, many BNP leaders have said that Rizvi has no program in the streets, he only sits at the party headquarters and gives statements. It would never help Khaleda Zia to get the release from jail.