A clash broke out between supporters of independent candidate Engineer Enamul Haque of Rajshahi-4 (Baghmara) and supporters of boat candidate Abul Kalam Azad. This incident took place in Motherganj market of Bagmara upazila on Sunday afternoon.
Locals said that in the afternoon independent candidate Engineer Enamul Haque campaigned with his supporters. At this time, the workers-supporters of boat candidate Abul Kalam Azad started chanting boat boat in front of the independent candidate. At one point, a clash broke out between the two sides. At this time, a chase happened.
Independent candidate engineer Enamul Haque claimed that he and 10 of his workers were injured in the clash.
Abul Kalam Azad, the candidate of Boat, said, ‘Independent candidates attacked my supporters while campaigning. Several of my workers-supporters were injured in this.’
In this regard, Additional Superintendent of Police of Rajshahi District Police Rafiqul Islam said, ‘There was a fight between both sides. Immediately after the incident, additional police and BGB were deployed to calm the situation. The operation is now underway. Legal action will be taken after that.’