Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member and the party’s candidate for Dhaka 3 Gayeshwar Chandra Roy and 30 others were injured in an attack by unidentified criminals during his campaign in Keraniganj on Tuesday evening.
Party insiders said Gayehswar came under attack while conducting mass contact at Chunkutia crossing in Keraniganj. They accused supporters of Awami League of launching the attack.
Gayeshwar sustained injuries in his head and now undergoing treatment at Islami Bank Central Hospital at Kakrail.
The other persons injured in the electoral violence are also undergoing treatment at there.
Shahjamal, officer-in-charge of Keraniganj South police, told media that they have heard the news and are going to the spot.