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Not even a brief respite?

The BNP and its partners have rejected the government's appeal to end its violent blockade for the sake of SSC test takers and will enforce a three-day shutdown instead. Do you support the coalition’s stance?


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  • Yes - 24%

  • No - 76%


Total number of votes: 6360

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