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JU students blockade admin building

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The students of Jahangirnaar University (JU) obstructed the university’s administrative structure for unlimited period demanding the withdrawal of damage and effort to murder case filed against 56 students by university management.

As per their agenda, the stirring students laid a blockade to the building at 8:00am this morning under the notable ‘Pratibader nam Jahangirnagar’.

For their sit in programmed, the vice-chancellor and pro-vice-chancellor did not attend their offices and the administrative activities stopped.

Nearby, 11:00am, a group of teacher lead by JU teacher association president Farid Ahmed sat with the management in order to resolution the problem latter they representative sat with a group of agitating students around 2:00pm.

Nazmul Hossain, secretary of JU Sanskritik Jote told that, ‘We have placed a four-point charter of demands including withdrawal of case, reorganize of enquiry board, and confirming safety on road, We just want to removal of case by August 7’.‘We do not know how they would withdraw the case. We have given sufficient time to the administration but they are yet to take any ladders to remove the case,’

Meantime, JU authority delivered a notice signed by JU registrar on Sunday night to retain from any kinds of movement which hindered the educational life.

Earlier on July 17, four agitating students ended their starvation strike after the university authorities certain them of withdrawing the case filed by filed by registrar Abu Bakr Siddique.

Two JU students were killed as a bus hit a human hauler carrying them on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar’s C&B bus stand area on May 26.

Afterwards, stirring students blocked the highway demanding speed breakers there. But police fired rubber bullets and teargas shells to disperse them.

Later, they besieged the VC’s residence. During the demonstration, 42 JU students were held and later shown arrested in the vandalism case.

-NK

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