BNP leaders and activists yesterday formed a four-kilometre-long human chain on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Sirajdikhan upazila of the district, defying police resistance.
The BNP men from Sirajdikhan and Srinagar upazilas started gathering beside the highway from around 6:00am to join the freedom fighters’ reception organised by the party at Engineers Institute in the capital.
Police dispersed them at different points including Hansara School gate, KC intersection, Nimtali and Kuchiyamore.
Later, Sheikh Abdullah, the secretary general of Sirajdikhan upazila unit of BNP, reorganised the activists and formed the human chain.
BNP men also held a demonstration and protest rally at Mawa intersection in the afternoon protesting police action on their fellow party men.