Senior Correspondent: The Grand Rally, organised by Awami League (AL) at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city to celebrate its massive victory in the 11th parliamentary election, is now underway.
AL President, also Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has already joined the rally.
As the chief guest of the programme, Sheikh Hasina reached the rally premises around 3:00pm. Leaders and activities welcomed her to the rally chanting different slogans when she arrived there.
Awami League won an absolute majority bagging 257 seats in the election held on December 30, 2018.
The AL-led Grand Alliance secured 288 seats out of total 299. Of them, alliance component Jatiya Party got 22 seats.
risingbd/Dhaka/January 19, 2019/Reza/AKA