Hundreds of students of different schools of Rangpur formed a human chain in Lalbagh area of the city yesterday condemning the recent attacks on Hindu communities. They formed the human chain under the banner of “Osamprodaik Chetonay Bishwasi”.
Different social, cultural, and political organisations and civilians expressed solidarity with the students.
The speakers particularly condemned the post-January 5 polls attacks on minority communities in Rangpur, Jessore, Dinajpur, Gaibandha and Chittagong.
They demanded a special and a speedy trial tribunal to try the perpetrators of the attacks.
The speakers also urged the government to compensate the victims of the attacks.
Dr Rishin Parimal, associate professor of Bangla department of Begum Rokeya University, among others, addressed the programme.