Ducsu polls: Kuwait Maitree Hall provost replaced

Sun Online Desk

11th March, 2019 11:03:55 printer

Ducsu polls: Kuwait Maitree Hall provost replaced

Prof Dr Shabnam Jahan

Dhaka University authorities have replaced the provost of Kuwait-Bangladesh Maitree Hall after they found sacks of filled ballot papers during Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) election.


The provost and election presiding officer, Department of Management Prof Dr Shabnam Jahan, has been relieved of duty and replaced by Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies Prof Mahbuba Nasreen, according to a statement from Dhaka University.


Earlier, voting at the girls’ hall was suspended around 9:30am after a stash of stamped ballots in favour of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s panel was found.


Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Muhammad Samad announced suspension of voting after he verified the incident of rigging and the discovery of stamped ballots.