Counter-program underway in JU

Jahangirnagar University (JU) teachers organization ‘Bangabondhu Teachers Council’ had a human chain against the protests of demanding VC prof Farzana Islam’s resignation.

2 October (Wednesday) at 11 am up to 100 teachers attend the human chain at the Central Saheed Minar. They claimed that a group of people falsely accusing VC of corruption for conspiring against the University.

Prof Ajit Kumar Majumder Chaiman of JU Teachers Association, Prof Abdul Mannan Chowdhury Chairman of Bangabondhu Teachers Council Nayem Sultan prof of Government & Politics, Atikur Rahman prof of History, Sultana Akter prof of History, Salahuddin prof of Physics, Sheikh Adnan Fahad Chairperson of Journalism & Media Studies presented a speech on the human chain.

They announced that tomorrow (3 October) they will observe a day-long mass-communication program after human chain.

On the other side, agitators demanding resignation of VC have been conducting a comprehensive strike from morning. They came to the new administrative and old administrative building at 7 am and blocked those buildings. The strike was till 4 pm. They said, “strike will continue until the VC resign”.


Shashawty Sarker, JU correspondent