Dhaka, April 15 -- BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said it is up to their chairperson Khaleda Zia and her family whether she will apply for parole or not.

"We didn't have any conversation with her (Khaleda) over parole as it's not an issue of our party. It's a matter completely related to Khaleda Zia and her family. So, we didn't talk to her over the matter," he said.

Fakhrul, who along with two other party leaders, met Khaleda at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Sunday, came up with the remarks while replying to a question by journalists on the premises of party founder Ziaur Rahman's grave.

Earlier, the BNP secretary general together with the leaders of the newly formed convening comm...