Section 144 imposed in Kishoreganj town
The upazila administration of Kishoreganj imposed section 144 in the town yesterday after two opponent upazila chairmen candidates declared agitation programmes separately centreing the results of the recently concluded upazila polls.
Election Commission suspended the election results following complaints of irregularities and violation of code of conduct by elected Awami League lawmaker from Nilphamari-4 Col (retd) Maruf Saqlain.
The defeated candidate of Jatiya Party Rashidul Islam with the support of another loser Gabul Saklan organised a protest rally at Kishoreganj at 10:00am.
They demanded cancellation of the elections as they were not satisfied with the suspension order of the polls results only.
Gabul is the younger brother of the lawmaker.