A clash took place between the boat and the workers-supporters of the independent candidate of Barisal-2 (Ujirpur-Banaripara) seat. During this time several motorcycles were vandalized and set on fire. At least 15 people were injured in this incident. This incident took place in Baishari area of Banaripara upazila on Tuesday afternoon.
It is known that the clash took place between workers-supporters of Barisal-2 constituency candidate and workers party president Rashed Khan Menon and independent candidate AK Faizul Haque.
Supporters of independent candidate Fayazul Haque said that they were going to Banaripara town from Morichbunia in Baishari upazila with a procession in favor of the eagle symbol. When they reached Baishari College area, Awami League people attacked their procession. At this time the motorcycle was set on fire. He also alleged that the workers were cut and injured.
Meanwhile, supporters of the boat packed in Banaripara Upazila Health Complex said that Eagle supporters attacked them indiscriminately with hammers, rods and sharp weapons in Baishari area during the boat marker campaign.
After this incident, BGB deployment was seen in Banaripara area.
Officer-in-charge of Banaripara Police Station. Mainul Islam said the situation is currently under control. Police activity will continue in that area. The matter of who burnt the motorcycle is being investigated.