The police costd batons on the leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal, the youth organisation of the Bangladesh Nationalist Celebration, all by way of a protest rally in Rajshahi on Thursday.
The Rajshahi metropolis unit of the BNP orgainsed the rally On the Bhuban Mohan Park Inside The metropolis protesting On the surge Inside The prices of Daily important commodities and the makes an try To Increase The prices of gasoline, water and Electricity.
BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan addressed the rally As a Outcome of the chief visitor whereas Rajshahi divisional assistant organising secretary Sayed Shahin Shawkat addressed as The important factor speaker.
Rajshahi divisional assistant organising secretary Obaidur Rahman Chandan, Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal organising secretary Mamun Hasan and BNP overseas affairs committee member Ishraq Hossain addressed the rally as particular visitors, with BNP Rajshahi metropolis unit convening committee convener and freedom fighter Ershad Ali Inside the chair.
As the rally started at 4:00pm, two teams of the Juba Dal acquired Proper into a scuffle Amongst The numerousmselves in entrance of the central leaders allegedly for delaying to announce the identify of A pacesetter of the youth entrance at 4:45pm.
Witnesses said that a procession led by Rafiqul Islam Robi, member secretary of the Rajshahi metropolis Juba Dal, joined the rally at about 5:45pm whereas Faisal Sarkar Diko, senior joint convener of the Rajshahi district Juba Dal, was delivering his speech.
The supporters of Rafiqul acquired Proper into a scuffle with completely different supporters On the rally asking why the identify of Rafiqul was not introduced Through the speech of Faisal.
At one stage, the police started charging batons on them to convey the state of affairs beneath administration, inflicting chases and counter-chases Amongst The numerous police and Juba Dal males.
Majharul Islam, officer-in-cost of Boalia Mannequin police station, informed New Age thOn the leaders and activists of two teams of the Juba Dal locked into clashes As a Outcome of of inner battle.
‘Because it is a market space and has A lot Of jewelry retailers shut to the rally place, the police chased them and costd batons to convey the state of affairs beneath administration’, he added.