The daylong hartal, called by Dhaka district unit BNP in five upazilas of the district, is underway peacefully on Monday.
Vehicular movement remained normal on the streets. The inter-district buses entered and left the city under the protection of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) teams in the morning.
The five upazilas are Dohar, Nawabganj, Dhamrai, Keraniganj and Savar.
On Sunday, Dhaka district unit BNP called a daylong hartal in five upazilas of the district protesting the ‘confinement’ of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office.
The shutdown programme is also meant for protesting the countrywide killing and arrest of leaders and activists of the party.