Bangladesh, Oct. 17 -- Local administration imposed section 144 in Faridpur sadar upazila headquarters on Saturday apprehending trouble as two groups called meetings at the same venue and time.

The restriction will remain in force until 9 am on Sunday, said Purobi Goldar, Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer.

Supporters of Faridpur-4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury and their rival group called meetings around 10 am at Sadarpur Stadium in sadar upazila headquarters on Saturday.

Apprehending possible clash, the local administration imposed a restriction on public gatherings in an around one kilometer area of Sadar Upazila Headquarters.

Sadarpur Upazila Chaiman Kazi Shafiqur called a rally protesting the case filed against MP Nixon while a me...