A daylong Jubo League-enforced hartal in the district passed off peacefully yesterday.
The shutdown was called protesting the killing of Aurobindo Chakma, vice president of Jurachhari upazila unit of Jubo League and demanding exemplary punishment of killers.
The 12-hour hartal started around 6:00am and was observed without any untoward incident.
Roads and waterways communication between Chittagong and 10 upazilas of Rangamati remained suspended during the hartal hours. Shops and other business establishments in Banarupa, College Gate, Bhedvedi, Reserve Bazar and Tabalchhari areas in Rangamati town also remained closed.
Meanwhile, a rally was held in the town around 7:30am. Rangamati municipality Mayor Akbar Hossain Chowdhury led the rally.
Sattyajit Barua, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said additional police have been deployed in the area to avert any untoward incident.
Aurobindo was shot dead by miscreants in Debachhari area of Jurachhari upazila on Tuesday night.