Dhaka District BNP General Secretary Nipun Roy Chowdhury and several leaders and activists were injured in an attack on Friday (May 26) morning during a public gathering at Zinjira in South Keraniganj of the capital.
BNP alleged that the ruling Awami League party leaders started throwing brickbats at the rally.
Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, the Senior Joint Secretary General of the BNP, was present as a chief guest at the rally.
Mamunur Or-Rashid, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj model police station confirmed the matter.
Additional police have been deployed at the spot, he added.
Nipun Roy Chowdhury has been taken to a private hospital for treatment.
Earlier on May 13, BNP announced the phases of programmes across the country from May 19 to press home their 10 point-demand, including the formation of a caretaker government and the release of party leaders and activists.
As part of the ongoing anti-government movement, BNP is holding public gatherings in 18 districts and metropolitan areas of nine divisions of the country.
BDST: 1551 HRS, MAY 26, 2023