Teachers of Dhaka University formed a human chain in front of the Aparajeo Bangla demanding the release of detained teachers and students of the university.
The teachers thronged the Aparajeo Bangla at 11:30am and stayed there till noon.
Prof Sirajul Islam Chowdhury, Prof Anisuzzaman, Prof MM Akash, Prof Akhteruzzaman, Prof CR Abrar, Prof Geeti Ara Nasreen, Prof Akmal Hossain, Prof M Samad and Prof Ayesha Banu, among others, participated in the programme.
Prof Sirajul Islam Chowdhury said he was participating in the programme out of a sense of responsibility and added that the detention of teachers was unexpected and an interference on the autonomy of the university.
Prof Anisuzzaman said the government should solve the issue outside the court.
Prof MM Akash said they would take further programmes after a teachers meeting today.
Earlier, general students of the university formed a human chain on the campus for the same reason and handed over a memorandum to the Chancellor Prof Dr Iajuddin Ahmed through the Vice Chancellor Prof SMA Faiz.