Jahangirnagar University authorities threat to go tougher if students do not leave halls

Sun Online Desk

6th November, 2019 02:27:00 printer

Jahangirnagar University authorities threat to go tougher if students do not leave halls

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Wednesday thretened to go tougher action if students do not leave halls denying order of the administration.

Professor Bashir Ahmed, President of the committee of JU Hall provosts, said that the administration will be forced to go tougher action if students do not leave halls denying the authority’s repeated call.

The students of the institution have been continuing their demonstration demanding removal of vice-chancellor Professor Dr Farzana Islam.

The protesting students brought out a procession on the campus from Murad Chattor at 9:00 am on Wednesday morning.

Many female students of Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hall, Pritilata Hall, Sufia Kamal Hall, Jahanara Imam Hall and Fayazunnesa Hall also joined the procession.

The JU authorities on Tuesday declared the university shut for an indefinite time and ordered students to leave their hall by 5:30 pm on Tuesday.

The declaration of closure came after a clash between demonstrating teachers, students and Chhatra League men that left about 25 people injured.

A section of teachers and students have been staging protest programme under the banner of ‘Jahangirnagar against corruption’ for last three months demanding VC Farzana Islam’s resignation for corruption allegation against her.


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