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Section 144 imposed in Feni’s Parshuram

Time News Desk: Upazila administration of Feni's Parshuram imposed section 144 in the area to maintain law and order following calls by both Awami League and BNP for meetings at the same place.

The restriction began this morning and will continue until further notice, reports our Feni correspondent.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Syeda Shamshad Begum signed the order last night.

As part of BNP's central programme, upazila BNP announced a protest rally at Station Road near the party office.

On the other hand, leaders and activists of upazila Awami League and its associate organisations announced a sit-in and demonstration programme in Parshuram Bazar and surrounding areas, at the same time.

The counter programmes may pose a threat to the law and order situation, according to the order signed by the UNO.

Section 144 was imposed for the sake of maintaining peace, the order also reads.

Parshuram upazila BNP convener Abdul Halim on the other hand, claimed that section 144 was imposed so that BNP cannot hold its programme.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Parshuram Model Police Station Saiful Islam said, "Police patrolling has been strengthened in the area to maintain the law and order situation."

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