Ganajagaran Manch torch rally protests removal of statue

Ganajagaran Manch torch rally protests removal of statue

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Dhaka, May 26 – Ganajagaran Mancha activists brought out a torch procession in the capital on Friday protesting the removal of the statue of Lady Justicia from the Supreme Court premises.Leaders and activists of the platform gathered in Shahbagh intersection in the evening and brought out the procession that ended at the same place after marching different roads, including Teachers’ Student Centre (TSC) of Dhaka University, said a press release.
Earlier, on Friday midnight, the statue was removed from the Supreme Court premises.
On April 9, 2017, a writ was filed with the High Court seeking removal of the statue from the Supreme Court premises.
Besides, Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh on February 11 this year, demanded removal of the statue of Lady Justicia from the SC mentioning that there cannot be any such idol in the Supreme Court of a Muslim majority country like Bangladesh. – UNB

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