Bangladesh opposition party BNP’s MPs walked out of the parliament on Thursday for in protest against the new seating order for lawmakers in the parliament.
The MPs left the parliament assembly room before the day's proceedings began.
Earlier in the day, Speaker Abdul Hamid rearranged the seating order with four seats, instead of nine seats, allocated for the opposition BNP in the front row.
At the first session of the ninth parliament, BNP was allocated nine front seats.
Matiur Rahman Chowdhury has more on the story.