BJP President Amit Shah has telephoned Bangladesh’s opposition leader and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to enquire about her health. Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Zia has been confined to her Gulshan office since Saturday after police cordoned off the area to prevent her from taking part in anti-government protests.The former prime minister had reportedly fallen sick after police used pepper spray on her supporters inside her office on January 5. Shah called Zia at around 10:30 pm (local time) on Wednesday to enquire about Khaleda’s health, her Press Secretary Maruf Kamal Khan told PTI.He wished the former prime minister a swift recovery, Khan said. Zia thanked the BJP president for enquiring about her health. The press secretary said Zia had recovered a bit.Police confined 69-year-old Zia to her office in the capital for the sixth day today in a bid to halt the protests marking the first anniversary of the controversial polls in the country that were won by the Awami League headed by her arch-rival Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
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