The students of Home Economics College on Tuesday evening confined Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid to Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (Banbeis) building demanding that their college to be declared as an institute under Dhaka University (DU).
Students of the college seized the opportunity to confine Nahid when he went to the Banbeis to attend a programme.
The students took position in front of the building to confine him around 6 pm.
Earlier in the day, the students of Home Economics College students blocked the New Market Road demanding to be institutionalized under Dhaka University.
Several hundreds of students blocked the key road in Dhaka that connects Azimpur and Dhaka University with Mirpur Road, from 10:00 am.
The road blockade was underway till at 12:45 pm.
Recently, the students of the college have been pressing the authority to upgrade the college to a co-education college.