Local administration imposed section 144, i.e. restricting freedom of assembly, in Kalia upazila on Tuesday as two groups called their meetings at the same venue at the same time on the same day.
Apprehending possible clashes, Kalia Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mohammad Nazmul Huda imposed the restriction from 11 am on to maintain law and order situation. The restriction will remain in force till 6 pm today.
The district unit Bangladesh Chhattra league formed a committee announcing names of some leaders and activists. FM Shohagh and Raisul Islam Pannu were made the president and general secretary of the kalia upazila unit BCL while MM Tanbirul Islam and Prashanto Kumar Das were made the president and general secretary of municipality unit BCL.
Later, the aspirants of BCL committee, who failed to get the party ticket, brought out a procession challenging the new committee on Friday.
Both party have called a rally at the Dakbanglow in Kalia municipality area on Tuesday at the same time.
A tense situation has been prevailing in the area following the rally.
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