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BNP men clash with AL activists at Naya Paltan

  • Published at 07:41 pm February 1st, 2020
BNP Awami League Clash
Photo shows BNP and Awami League activists locked into a clash in front of the Nayapaltan BNP office in Dhaka on Saturday, January 1, 2020 Focus Bangla

The situation is now under control, police says

Awami League and BNP activists locked into a clash in front of BNP central office at Nayapaltan in Dhaka.

Witnesses said when some Awami League activists were crossing the BNP office around 5:30 pm chanting slogans, some BNP men from its office chanted counter-slogans, triggering a chase and counter-chase between them on Saturday.

Photo shows police officials trying to mitigate the situation in front of the Nayapaltan BNP office on Saturday, February 1, 2020 | Focus Bangla

Police then rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, reports UNB.

Earlier, the balloting for the elections to the two Dhaka city corporations began at 8am and concluded at 4pm without any break. 

Bringing various allegations of irregularities in the mayoral polls, BNP alleged that “a farce was staged” in the name of elections to two Dhaka city corporations.