123km-long human chain against militancy in Lalmonirhat

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Lalmonirhat, July 23: Thousands of people have formed a 123-km long human chain on Saturday against militancy in Lalmonirhat district.

The one-hour (11:00am to 12:00pm) human chain from Tista Road Bridge of Sadar upazila to Zero point of Burimari land port of Patgram was orgainsed by the ruling Awami League led 14-party alliances.

Leaders, activists and supporters of Awami League, Juba League, Swechasebak League, Chhatra League, Juba Mohila League, Krisak League, Sramik League, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) and freedom fighters, journalists, civil society members, teachers, students, businessmen along with people of all walks of life attended the human chain.

The participants chanted slogans and promised to protect the country from militancy.