A dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Jurachhari upazila unit of Chhatra League protesting the killing of a Jubo League leader is underway in the upazila on Wednesday.
All business establishments remained shut down since the morning while public transports including water vehicles stayed off the road marking the hartal.
However, no untoward incident has been reported till filing of this report at 11:30 am.
Additional police personnel have been deployed in the upazila to remain law and order situation under control, reports UNB.
On Tuesday night, Arbindu Chakma, general secretary of Jurachhari upazila unit of Jubo League, the youth wing of ruling Awami League, was shot to death by unidentified miscreants at Mitingachhari Bazar.