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Students take to streets for 7th day, controlling traffic

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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.

- Students made lanes on Manik Mia Avenue

- Science Lab intersection blocked

- Daffodil students checking licences on Mirpur Road

- Students stage sit-in at Shahbagh

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 licences 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.

Source:Daily star




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