Twelve people, including a primary school headmaster, were injured in a clash over formation of school managing committee (SMC) of Ranochondi Kuthipara Government Primary School in Kishoreganj upazila yesterday.
Of the injured, eight were admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Locals said there was rivalry between headmaster of the school Bhupen Chandra Roy and assistant teacher Jogesh Chandra Roy over inclusion of men in the SMC to be formed in next week.
Around 9:00am yesterday, the headmaster and assistant teacher locked in an altercation over the issue. At one stage, it triggered a fierce clash where their supporters also joined. At least 12 people from both sides were injured during the incident.