You are here: Home » Topics » » Bangladesh » Videos

Bangladesh: Officials cut power to Khaleda Zia's home amid anti-govt unrest

Jan 31, 2015    

Bangladesh authorities today cut the power supply to opposition leader Khaleda Zia's home after she called for a 72-hour nationwide strike beginning tomorrow which coincides with the school exams of over 1.5 million students."There has been no electricity since 2:37am (local time)...they have cut the line," an aide of the ex-premier said at her house cum office where Zia has been staying constantly since 4 January to spearhead the campaign against her arch rival, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government.Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) alleged that the state-run Dhaka Electr...

Read More