Bangladesh Nationalist Party played a “murder of democracy Day, January 5, 2014 elections marking the opposition parties and the ruling of the district and cities nationwide to prevent the police and activists of Awami League on Thursday amid boycott.
BNP said that many of his employees, police and activists of Awami League and BNP activists clashed with police as they brought out a procession in the district and the city were injured and many were arrested.
BNP and Awami League denounced what it said was a nationwide protest against the attempt to ensure their black flag procession.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday saying that tweet, on January 5, the day when democracy was abolished, and the franchise has been canceled.
“Let us devote ourselves to restore democracy and the right to vote,” he said in his tweet.
New Age correspondent in Barisal, at least 20 people, including journalists as well as opposition leaders and activists of Awami League and its front organizations attacked were injured when they were holding a meeting in his office.
Dhaka city BNP general secretary, said Mujibur Rahman Sarwar, 15 BNP activists were injured.
New Age correspondent border, at least 15 police and opposition activists clashed when the law enforcers tried to stop a procession brought out the wounded.
Naogaon police superintendent, said Haque, five police injured. Police arrested 11 persons in this connection.