Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | ePaper

Quota reform

Students condemn 'threats', rally against BCL men

  • Print


Quota movement protesters staged demonstration on Dhaka University Campus, protesting threat to Joint Convener Nur and Rashed Khan on Wednesday.

DU Correspondent :
Students moving against quota system in civil service on Wednesday paraded against ruling party activists, demanding security of their activists at dormitories.
About a thousand pro-movement students marched from Dhaka University's central library condemning "Chhatra League's threats" to two of their leaders.
They alleged, Nurul Huq Nur and Rashed Khan, frontline leaders of Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Adhikar Sangrakhhan Parishad, were subjected to intimidation by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists at Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall last night.
"Chhatra League men led by central Vice President Imtiaz Bulbul Bappi, Mohsin hall's Secretary Mehedi Hasan, and Institute of Fine Arts' Secretary Fahimul Islam threatened us last night," alleged Nurul Huq, a joint convener of the platform.
"We called the proctor and dialed the national helpline. But there was no response. The situation was later brought under control by Mohsin Hall's provost," he added.
JU Correspondent
Students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) brought out a protest procession denouncing the death threat on the leaders of quota reformists on the campus here today around 11.00 am.
The protest possession started from the Central Library yard under the banner of "Bangladesh Sad'haran Chhatra Adhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad" (BSCASP) for denouncing the death threat on the co-conveners of BSCAP Nurul Haq Nuru and Rashed Khan by a leader of Central Chhatra League (BCL).
The possession paraded different streets, departments, and institutions on the campus and ended at Central Shaheed Minar premises through a brief gathering.
The convener of BSCASP JU unit Shakil Uzzaman said pointing to the Chhatra League, 'You cannot refrain the students from the movement just by giving this type of death threat. They are not afraid of death threat. We condemn for the death threat on the leaders of quota reformists'.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson of BSCASP Khan Muntasir Arman urges to BCL men to abstain from this type of offensive speech.

More News For this Category

New DUCSU, hall unions to hold first meeting on Mar 23

The new Dhaka University Central Students' Union or DUCSU and the hall unions will meet for the first time on Mar 23 as protests continue for fresh polls.The central and

UNHCR for safe, dignified return of Rohingyas

UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCRVolker Turkhas laid emphasis on safe and dignified return of Rohingya people to their place of origin in Myanmar with full restoration of

Such a good and friendly people wrestling with a gruesome massacre

Editorial Desk :New Zealand on Friday witnessed a gruesome massacre believed to be carried out by one Australian immigrant. He shot dead 50 people and wounded about 40 others

Bangladesh Hawkers Union stage demo on Monday blockading road in city's Gulshan-1 protesting eviction before rehabilitation.

Bangladesh Hawkers Union stage demo on Monday blockading road in city's Gulshan-1 protesting eviction before rehabilitation.

.

Those obstructing democracy actually dissecting Bangabandhu: Dr Kamal

Those obstructing democracy actually dissecting Bangabandhu: Dr Kamal

UNB, Dhaka :Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Monday called upon people to put up a strong resistance against those creating obstacles towards implementing Bangabandhu's dreams of establishing

Theresa May in last-minute push to win Brexit support

Theresa May in last-minute push to win Brexit support

AP, London :British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push Monday to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it

Egg Boy' to donate money raised for him towards victims of Christchurch attack

Egg Boy' to donate money raised for him towards victims of Christchurch attack

NZ Herald :"Egg Boy" is going to donate most of the money raised for him towards the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks.Seventeen-year-old Will Connolly, who refers to himself

Drug trader' killed in gunfight

UNB, Meherpur :A suspected drug trader was killed in an alleged gunfight between two gangs at Harabhanga village in Gangni Upazila early Monday. Police said deceased Budu Ali, 30,

2 female crew held with 36 gold bars at HSIA

UNB, Dhaka :Customs officials detained two female crews of Saudi Arabian Airlines along with 36 gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Monday. The two female crews are

Distribution of ePassport from June planned

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh is planning to start the distribution of digital passports, also known as ePassports, as early as June this year to ease immigration activities.The ePassport has an