Section 144 imposed in Munshiganj
The local administration has imposed section 144 in Kamarkhara union of Tongibari upazila of Munshiganj as two factions of ruling Awami League called meetings at the same venue on Friday.
All types of political gatherings will remain prohibited in the area till 6:00 pm on Friday, said Hasina Akter, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO).
Amir Hossain, president of Kamarkhara union unit Awami League, called a meeting on Friday morning in support of the new ward committee.
Opposing the new committee, Anis Haldar, vice-president of the unit, called separate meeting at the same place.
Under the circumstances, the ban was slapped in a bid to avoid any trouble, said the UNO.
Additional police have been deployed in the area to maintain law and order situation.