Home Economics College students stage demo blocking roads

11 Mar 2017, 17:35

Online Desk

Dhaka: Students of Home Economics College staged demonstrations on Azimpur Road, disrupting vehicular movement for three hours on Saturday to press home their various demands, including the one for declaring the college as an institute of Dhaka University.

A group of students took to the street in front their college in Azimpur at about 12:00pm and staged demonstrations after blocking the road, assistant commissioner (Lalbagh zone) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Salahuddin told UNB.  

Vehicular movement on the road from Nilkhet to Azimpur came to halt due to the blockade.

Later, traffic movements returned to normalcy at about 3:00pm after police intervened into the matter, said AC Salahuddin.

Their other demands included increasing transport and library facilities, sources at the college campus said.