DHAKA: The people from all walks of life observed a three-minute silence across the country on Tuesday afternoon to express solidarity with the demand of death penalty for all war criminals.
Starting at 4:00pm, the programme saw people standing up to demand the capital punishment for those who committed crimes against humanity during liberation war of the country in 1971.
On Monday, Shahbagh protest convener Dr Imran H Sarker urged countrymen to observe by standing for three-minute silence from 4:00pm to 4:03pm demanding death penalty for all war criminals.
The Shahbgah protest demanding death penalty to all war criminals, including Quader Mollah, entered eighth day Tuesday.
Like previous days, people from all walks of life irrespective of age, sex and class gathered at the protest venue wholeheartedly since the morning to express solidarity with the protesters.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) along with all banks and financial institutions observed the Shahbagh movement by observing three-minute silence.
Governor Dr Atiur Rahman and other officials of the bank observed the three-minute silence in the bank premises demanding death penalty of war criminals.
BDST: 1635 HRS, FEB 12, 2013
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