CHITTAGONG: The local administration has imposed Section 144 in Maliara Natunbazar area of Patiya upazila as two groups called separate programmes at the same venue and time for Saturday.
The restriction will remain in force from 8am to midnight today.
Al Baraka Foundation, a Jamaat-blessed organisation, called a milad mahfil at Maliara Natunbazar after Zohr prayers on Saturday.
On the other hand, Islamic Front called a meeting at the same venue and same time protesting the murder of ‘Channel i’ Islamic programme presenter Nurul Islam Faruqui.
Apprehending trouble, the local administration slapped a ban on holding any gathering at the venue to maintain the law and order, said officer-in-charge of Patiya Police Station Sheikh Mohammad Neyamatullah.