BGB deployed in Rajshahi ahead of city polls


A total 19 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have been deployed in Rajshahi city ahead of the city corporation elections.

The border guards were deployed at different parts of the city in the morning to avert any untoward incident, said Lt Col Shamim Masud Al Iftekhar, commanding officer of BGB-1 battalion.

The authorities have deployed BGB to assist the administration and they will remain deployed until July 31.

The city corporation polls will be held in Rajshahi, Barisal, and Sylhet on July 30.