On the eve of BNP’s divisional rally in Dhaka today, the streets of the capital were quieter than usual as there was less traffic. After noon, the movement of people on the streets of Dhaka metropolis decreases. According to our staff reporters, law enforcement personnel were seen standing at various points in the capital.
Due to the lack of public transport, citizens going out for urgent work are also facing problems. Our staff correspondent spoke to several ticket counters in Syedabad and found that there are not enough passengers on the long-distance buses, as so few vehicles are leaving Dhaka.
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The Golapbagh ground in Dhaka’s Kamalapur, which was eventually earmarked. As the venue for the BNP rally, was already overflowing with supporters the night before the event. With the crowd spilling into nearby streets. Activists at the rally chant slogans, saying they will make the rally a success and are ready for any obstacle in their way. Talking to Ataur Rahman, joint convener of Puragacha Union BNP, who came to Dhaka from Ramgati Upazila of Laxmipur district five days ago, said that they did not check in the hotel for fear of arrest and harassment.
BNP workers were chased by a truck carrying barricades. When they reached their rally ground at Golapbagh ground in Kamalapur, Dhaka. Our staff correspondent from the spot said there was no policeman in the truck parked in front of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner (Wari Division) office from Sayedabad at around 2:03 am.
At that time, the police in front of the DC office did not come out of the gate or engage with the BNP supporters. When the workers in the truck tried to pull down the barricade, BNP supporters stopped them and the truck left within minutes. A group of global and regional organizations working on connectivity. And ending internet shutdowns today called on telecom regulators and mobile operators to ensure mobile internet access at a Dhaka Today BNP rally.