MNA National Desk: A huge number of people, belonging to a faction of Islamic ideological movement Tabligh Jamaat, have demonstrated outside the Dhaka airport, crippling traffic in the northern part of the city.
Police said the demonstrators protested the arrival of the Islamic organisation’s supreme council member Saad Kandhalvi from India, reported news agency.
Protests started around 9am, before Kandhalvi’s arrival in Dhaka. Saad Kandhalvi who reached the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a Thai Airways flight around 1:30pm.
However, the Tabligh Jamaat activists did not withdraw the barricade till 4:00pm, disrupting traffic on the roads from Kakoli to Gazipur.