The local administration imposed Section 144 in Bishawnath upazila
headquarters as Awami League-backed two groups called their programmes
at the same venue and same time for wednesday. The restriction will remain in force for an indefinite period from 10am today.
Local people said a group of people under the banner of UK AL Secretary Anuruzzaman Group on wednesday announced to hold a meeting in the upazila headquarters at 2pm for today (Wednesday),
Another group under the banner of Supporters of Sylhet District AL Secratary Shafiqur Rahman Chowdhury declared their meeting at the same venue and same
The announcement of the two groups programme caused tension in the area.
UNO of Bishawanath upazila Omitab Porag Talukdar on Wednesday Morning slapped the restriction in order to maintain law and order in the area.