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Youth demonstration at shahbagh


Several hundred youths staged demonstrations at Shahbagh intersection in the city on Friday afternoon demanding that the upper age limit for entering the government job be raised to 35 years.Witnesses said the youths under the banner of ‘Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Parishad’ started gathering at Shahbagh from 3pm.They blocked the intersection for half an hour from 4pm, halting vehicular movement in the area.Later, police charged baton on the demonstrators to disperse them, said officer-in-charge of Shahbagh Police Station Abu Bakar Siddique.Police also detained M Imtiaz Hossain, a former student of Dhaka University and president of the Parishad, and its general secretary M Nuruzzaman Chandan at that time.However, they were released around 7:30pm on bond.


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