A group of people formed human chain violating social distancing in Manikganj at the behest of lawmaker Naimur Rahman Durjoy.
The government announced Manikganj-a corona critical- red zone banning all kinds of public gathering and movement. But, MP Durjoy forced his supporters, other people to take to the street in protest against media reports on corruption and irregularities committed by him.
Sources said people formed human chain from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Archa Ghat area in Manikganj on Wednesday. Many of the participants are reportedly suffering from fever and other coronavirus-like symptoms.
It is apprehended that they might have come in contact with coronavirus patients in the human chain.
Manikganj district administration and police officials said that they tried their level best to thwart the human chain but the participants defied their order.
BDST: 1324 HRS, JUN 25, 2020