JU pro-AL teachers' sit-in for cancelling dean appointment

JU pro-AL teachers’ sit-in for cancelling dean appointment


Savar (Dhaka), March 18 – A faction of Awami League-backed teachers of Jahangirnagar University (JU) laid siege on the office of Social Sciences faculty dean on Sunday, demanding the cancellation of the dean’s appointment.Former VC Shariff Enamul Kabir loyalists, under the banner of ‘Bangabandhur Adorsho o Muktijuddher Chetonay Bishwashi Pragotishil Shikkhak Shamaj’, padlocked the office from around 8:00am to 12:00pm.
Later to the vice chancellor Prof Dr. Farzana Islam, the agitators presented a 3-point- demand, included upgrading of Asst Prof Robiul Islam of Law department within a short time and calling Academic Council and Syndicate meeting immediately.
Spokesperson of the organization Prof Dr Abul Hossain said: ‘We submitted a 3-point- demand. Among those, procedures of two started and for the rest one she asked for time’.
VC Prof Dr. Farzana Islam said: ‘Academic Council and Syndicate meeting will be called. And the upgrading process is under consideration’. – JU Correspondent


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