The rally comes at a time when the BNP is leading the Upazila Parishad elections by a fair margin. In the first two phases, the party-endorsed candidates have won chairman posts at 96 Upazilas.
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It will be her first programme outside Dhaka after the Jan 5 polls boycotted by the 19-Party Alliance which is headed by Khaleda.
Her Press Secretary Maruf Kamal Khan said Saturday’s rally would be held at the Shaheed Muktijoddha Abdul Aziz Khushi Railway grounds in the afternoon.
On her way to Rajbarhi, the former Prime Minister will visit the grave of former BNP Secretary General Delwar Hossain in Manikganj.
Khlaeda had held her first rally after the national polls on Jan 20 in Dhaka.
Meanwhile, BNP’s Rajbarhi unit has completed all preparations for the rally.
“She (Khaleda) is coming here for the first time after the ninth national elections. We hope thousands of our supporters will come to listen to our leader,” said BNP’s Rajbarhi unit chief Ali Newaz Mahmud Khaiyam.