Kamrul Hasan Ripon, president of the Dhaka Metropolitan South Unit of the Swachh Sebak League, said: We are guarding the entrances to Dhaka in the east to prevent any attempt to create disorder. We have our people with us all the time.”
Writer Bhattacharjee, general secretary of the Bangladesh Chhatra League, said that they have ordered all local units to be alert to prevent subversive activities.
Abdur Rahman, a presidium member of the Awami League, said they were preparing to “challenge the BNP politically” from Thursday.
“A political party can organize rallies or take out processions. Awami League has nothing to do with it. But we are alert to deal with deadly bomb blasts in the name of rallies.