Hartal scheduled for February 28, 2017, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

A half-day hartal (strike) will take place in Dhaka on February 28, beginning at 0600 and continuing until noon.

Advice For Travellers

There will be demonstrations and protest rallies across Bangladesh. Hartals have turned violent in the past. To minimize safety risk, avoid rallies, protests or large public gatherings. Peaceful situations can quickly and unexpectedly turn violent.