The youth barricaded the expressway preventing vehicular movement on the ever busy road.
The crowd, which had continued to increase by day, vowed not to back down on their demands for a country where the system works for every citizen.
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The youth also displayed a banner containing the photographs of victims of police brutality in the country.
The blockade has led to heavy traffic jam in the area as motorists were forced to take alternative routes.
Meanwhile, armed policemen attached to the city gate allowed the protesters to move unhindered.