JU cancels Baishakh programme over student’s death

Sun Online Desk

14th April, 2019 04:15:27 printer

JU cancels Baishakh programme over student’s death

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University has cancelled all its Pahela Baishakh programme following the death of a student.

The deceased was identified as Nuruzzaman Nivrit, 20, a third year student of English Department.

He was admitted to the university's medical centre with complaints of abdominal pain and breathing problem around 7pm on Saturday.

As his condition deteriorated futhter, he was referred to Savar Enam Medical College and Hospital and died on the way to the hospital around 9 pm.

University Vice Chancellor Dr. Farzana Islam said as they are shocked at the death of the student they have cancelled all the programmes.

Meanwhile, the university students besieged the medical centre on Sunday morning demanding more medical facilities at the centre.