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Return to classes, Quader asks students
Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday called on the agitating students to return their classrooms from the streets at the government has been all their demands.
While addressing at a press conference after a meeting of the party’s central secretaries, Quader, also road transport and bridges minster, said that the government had taken adequate steps to fulfill the nine points demands of the students for ensuring road safety.
The students had started agitation programmes and took position in different main points of the roads in Dhaka City and controlling traffic system for seven days after killing of two students in a bus accident at Kurmitola bus stand on July 30.
‘The people are suffering much as no buses are not running in the Dhaka City and we tried to run BRTC buses in the city but drivers of the buses delaine to drive buses,’ Quader said.
Moreover, the office goers and city commuters and working people were suffering for lack of transports, Quader added.
BNP and others communal political forces were joining in the students’ movements and he requested the students not to use in political purposes.
Awami League and its front and associated organisation’s leaders monitoring the movement situations, Quader said.
He called on the party’s leaders and activists to motivate the students so that they return in their homes and educational institutions.
The joint general secretaries of the party Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Dipu Moni, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, secretaries Habibur Rahman Siraj, Asim Kumar Ukil, Afsal Husein, and Sujit Roy Nandi were present at the meeting.