Hasina would address her first rally in Faridpur district on Thursday, a website quoted her press secretary Abul Kalam Azad as saying.

The Prime Minister would end her two-day election tour on Friday after addressing a rally in Munshiganj district, the report said.

Hasina, who is the President of ruling Awami League party, would address at least six rallies in Faridpur, Gopalganj and Munshiganj districts.

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party, led by former prime minister Khaleda Zia, has urged people from all walks of life to march towards Dhaka on December 29 to stall the Parliamentary elections.

The BNP-led opposition has been demanding a non-party caretaker government to oversee the elections. But their demand has been rejected by the government, fuelling widespread violence across the country.

 (Agencies)

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