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Sunday, February 15, 2015, Falgun 3, 1421 BS, Robi-Us-Sani 22, 1436 Hijr

HC asks govt to stop illegal hartal-blockade
Observer Online report
Published : Sunday, 15 February, 2015,  Time : 1:34 PM,  View Count : 46
The High Court on Sunday directed the government to take effective measures to stop violence in the name of enforcing hartal and blockade.

An HC bench of Justice Kazi Rezaul Haque and Justice Abu Taher M Saifur Rahman came up with the order after hearing a writ petition.

Issuing a rule, the HC asked the government to explain as to why the violence and anarchy being unleashed in the name of hartal and blockade would not be declared illegal.

It also directed the government to take steps to keep open the educational institutions amid the shutdown and blockade.     


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