Nirapad Sarak Chai | The Daily Star
  • transport strike in Bangladesh

    Outrage over strike, death of infant

    Students, different rights organisations and road safety campaigners yesterday expressed strong condemnation over the recent transport workers' strike, which resulted in the death of an infant, among other things.

  • Ilias Kanchan's Nirapad Sarak Chai Movement

    The Tireless Warrior Speaks

    Ilias Kanchan is a name known to us all, not only for his super-hit movies, but also for the road safety movement that he has been pioneering since the last two and a half decades. The National Film Award winner and Ekushey Padak awardee initiated his road safety movement 'Nirapad Sarak Chai' in 1993 after the death of his wife in a tragic road accident, and ever since he has been working relentlessly to improve the road safety situation of the country.