Celebrities take part in students' demo for road safety
A group of celebrities took to the streets expressing solidarity with the students demonstrating Uttara demanding safe roads.
Around 15-20 celebrities and 40-50 artists including actors and actresses brought out a procession in Uttara's House Building area at 11:45am, our staff photographer reports from the spot.
They carried a banner demanding security to life.
Their procession joined student's rally at Jashimuddin Road intersection.
Vehicles remained stranded at Uttara on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway as some students blocked since 10:00am.
Today, some guardians also joined the demonstration in Uttara.
Students began their demonstration for the fifth consecutive day today blocking different city streets with a demand for safe roads.
Thousands of students poured onto the streets of Dhaka and blocked various streets including Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Uttara, Mirpur Road, Lalmatia and Gulshan-2 intersection and Jatrabari halting traffic.