Dhaka Polls Vs Saraswati Puja: Plea to change poll date rejected

Jan 16, 2020, 02.00 PM(IST)

Protests erupted in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka after the city polls coincided with the annual Saraswati puja festival. Saraswati puja is also known as Basant Panchami, which is one of the biggest religious festivals of the Hindu community in Bangladesh. The polls are scheduled for January 30.