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Bangladesh January 22 Public Holiday

Source: Xinhua
Posted: Friday, January 12, 2007
Updated: Sunday, December 14, 2008


Bangladeshi President Iajuddin Ahmed, on Thursday night declared a state of emergency in the country ahead of January 22 elections in the face of agitation program declared by a major political camp boycotting the election.

A notification declaring the emergency also asked people to remain indoor from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The notification didn't say whether the election will be held on schedule or not.



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