Rajshahi: A daylong hartal in four districts of the division, called by Islami Chhatra Shibir, demanding immediate release of its eight leaders, including Rajshahi University (RU) unit general secretary Saifuddin Yahia, continued amid stray incidents of violence on Sunday.
In the city, pro-hartal activists brought out a procession in Talaimari area at around 6:30am and made a fire on the road by pouring petrol.
Meanwhile, hartal supporters burnt tyres to block the highway in different parts of Pabna, Natore and Chapainawabganj districts.
No inter-district bus left the city during hartal hours.
However, no untoward incident was reported.
Earlier on Saturday, Islami Chhatra Shibir called the dawn-to-dusk hartal in Rajshahi, Natore, Pabna and Chapainawabganj districts for Sunday, demanding immediate release of its eight leaders, including RU unit general secretary Saifuddin Yahia, whom Rab arrested from Malopara area of Rajshahi city on Thursday morning.