Thousands gathered at Suhrawardy Udyan

Staff Correspondent-   Thousands of leaders and activists of 18-party alliance mostly from Jamaat-e-Islami and Shibir have gathered at Suhrawardy Udyan to join the much-hyped Friday afternoon rally.   Since the morning several thousand Shibir activists, witnesses say more than ten thousands, joined the rally area with processions.   They chanted slogans demanding restoration of caretaker government and release of their party leaders and activists.     Former president of Shibir Dr. Shafiqul Islam Masud was seen leading a procession of Jamaat-e-Islami.     The presence at the rally area, beside the Engineers’ Institute, was seen in festive mood while chanting slogans; informed our correspondent.   The number of presence is increasing rampantly. The rally participants are joining with festoons and banners.

Source: BD Chronicle