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Satkhira medical students to vacate halls after BCL infighting

Special Correspondent Campus 2024-04-02, 7:43pm


Satkhira medical students to vacate halls after BCL infighting

Satkhira, Apr 02 - A day after a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Satkhira Medical College, the authorities asked all the students to vacate the halls on Tuesday.

The decision was taken at the academic council of the medical college on Tuesday at 12 noon. The order was issued in a notification signed by Principal of the College Prof. Dr. Ruhul Kuddus

Prince Saha, vice-president of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of the Medical College unit, was injured in a clash between two factions ensued on Monday over declaring the newly elected BCL president Abdul Muhith and general secretary Tanvir Ahmed, unwanted on the college premises.

On March 27, the college authorities suspended the internship of Chhatra League leader Abdul Muhith for two months over vandalism and showdown on the campus the night before the 12th parliamentary election.

Then on March 29, the new committee of Satkhira Medical College Chhatra League was announced. Abdul Muhith and Tanvir Ahmed were made president and general secretary of the committee.

Since the announcement of the committee, the leaders and activists of the two groups have been in a face-to-face position. At one stage, president Abdul Muhith and general secretary Tanvir Ahmed were declared unwanted by the leaders and activists of the rival group.

Both sides took position on the campus on Monday and clashed, leaving several people, including BCL Vice-President Prince Saha, injured.

According to the decision of the academic council, the students were asked to leave the halls by 2;30 pm today to avoid any untoward incident.-UNB