A cricket tournament was postponed following a clash between the activists of local Awami League and its student wing Chhatra League of Faridganj upazila in Chandpur on Sunday night.
Locals said the anti-narcotics cricket tournament was supposed to begin on Monday morning at Cirka Chandpur High School and College playground where upazila AL ex-president Khaze Ahmmed Majumder was invited.Meanwhile, Gobindapur Uttar union Chhatra League organised an opinion exchange meeting at the same venueat the same time that led to an infighting between the two groups at 9pm on Sunday, they added.
The stage, made for the tournament’s inaugural ceremony, was vandalised during the infighting, said witnesses.
Abdul Rakib, officer-in-charge of Faridganj Police Station said, informed by locals, he went to the spot and controlled the situation. Later Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Ali Afroze went to the spot.
Cirka Chandpur High School and College Principal Abu JaforMd Shamsuddin told UNB that none of the group took permission from the authorities concerned for the programmes.