News Desk: A half-day strike called by the Left Democratic Alliance is going on in protest of rising commodity prices. However, the strike has no effect in the capital's Motijheel Bankpara. Vehicles are plying in the area like any other day. Law enforcement is on high alert at various points.
On Monday (March 26) at 9 am in Motijheel, Kamalapur, Fakirapul, Dainik Bangla area around the picture was seen.
DMP's Motijheel Assistant Commissioner of Police (Traffic) SM Bazlur Rashid told Dhaka Post that traffic was normal in Motijheel area. So far no procession, meeting or any untoward incident has taken place in support of the strike. The situation is normal.
A bank official named Harunur Rashid said, "I am listening to the strike, there is no problem." I came by rickshaw from Khilgaon area. I did not get stuck in traffic, I did not see picketing.
The Left Democratic Alliance's half-day strike, called to protest rising commodity prices, began at 8am on Monday (March 26). In support of the strike, the Left Alliance has staged sit-ins and demonstrations at various corners of the capital, including the platoon area. Due to their location program, traffic has been stopped at some places including Paltan and Shahbagh junctions.