Pabna district administration on Tuesday imposed section 144 in Chandva of Atgharia as two factions of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) announced programme at the same venue of Chandva area.
‘Atgharia upazila nirbahi officer Md Alimun Rajib imposed section 144 over Chandva Bazar from 11:00am to 12:00pm on Tuesday to keep law and order situation under control,’ said officer-in-charge of Atgharia police SM Faruk Hossain.
He said president of upazila unit BNP Md Aminul Islam announced the council of Atgharia upazila BNP at Chandva Bazar area about 11:00am.
Meanwhile, another rival group led by organising secretary Harunur Rashid protesting the council called for a counter programme at the same venue and same time.
Additional police is deployed in the area to avoid any unwanted incident, the OC added.
Earlier, Ishwardi upazila administration also imposed section 144 on September, 15 at Dashuria as the two rival factions of BNP called counter programmes over the upazila BNP council.