Students take to streets for 7th day

Students take to streets for 7th day

Dhaka, Aug 4 (Just News): Students for the seventh day took position on city streets and are controlling traffic systems as part of their demand for safe roads this morning.

The protesters started their demonstration demanding safe roads following the death of two college students in a road crash in the capital's Kurmitola area on July 29.

Manik Mia Avenue: Around 1,000 students took position at Aarong intersection on Manik Mia Avenue as well demanding safe road.

They made a human chain while chanting slogans with placards in hands. Some of them were also seen controlling traffic, our correspondent reports from spot.

Farmgate: Almost 1,000 students of different schools and colleges gathered at the Farmgate intersection around 10:00am and made four lanes designated for four kinds of vehicles -- emergency, light vehicles, heavy vehicles and three wheelers -- in order to control the traffic

The students were also seen checking driving licenses of the vehicles plying Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue when the report was filed around 10:50am.

Science Lab: On the other hand, around 700 students blocked the Science Lab intersection around 10:30am. They are only letting go the ambulances and vehicles with emergency patients, our correspondent reports from the spot.

The students were chanting slogans in favour of their nine-point demand.

Shahbagh: Almost 1,000 students took position at Shabagh intersection around 10:30am and were controlling traffic and checking licence on the roads, our photographer reports from the spot.

Mirpur Road: Around 300 students of Daffodil University took to the streets on Mirpur Road and were seen controlling traffic system and also checking licences.