Some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have taken position in various places on Dhaka University campus in a bid foil the demonstration of general student demanding cancellation of affiliation of the capital’s seven colleges with the university.
They took position in academic and the administrative buildings since Wednesday morning.Some classes and examination were held in various departments under the protection the ruling party student wing.
On the other hand, some activists of BCL allegedly assaulted a student for attending the demo for cancellation of affiliation of the capital’s seven colleges with the university.
The victim was identified as Ahnaf Tahmid, a first year student of electrical and electronic engineering department of Dhaka University. He is now undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.
Earlier, the students of Dhaka University (DU) started their demonstration on the campus for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday to press home their four-point demand.
The agitated students put the academic and the administrative buildings under lock and key.
The demonstrators said they will continue their demo until the authorities take steps to fulfil their demand.The demonstrators also continued to boycott all classes and examinations.
The demonstrating students on Sunday announced continuation of their movement demanding cancellation of the affiliation as the university authorities didn’t assure scrapping its ties with the colleges.
Earlier on July 17, about 300 students, under the banner of general students, took to the streets at Shahabagh on the same demand.
The affiliated colleges are Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, Government Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Begum Badrunnesa Government Women's College, Mirpur Government Bangla College, and Government Titumir College.