MNA Education Desk: Children of freedom fighters on Wednesday night blocked Shahbagh intersection in the city demanding that the government retain the 30 per cent quota privileges for them in government jobs.
Muktijoddhar Sontan Command’s central president Sheikh Atiqur Rahman informed media that a grand rally will be held at Shahbagh at 3pm on Saturday to press home for their demand.
Protests have created severe gridlocks in and around the area, according to the traffic police control room.
Traffic came to a complete halt from Karwan Bazar to Shahbagh and Elephant Road to Shahbagh on Thursday.
Police diverted vehicles near the InterContinental Hotel intersection toward the commercial hub of Motijheel, reported news agency.