Leaders and workers of Mahanagar Chhatra League have clashed with BCL and employees at Rajshahi University. The incident took place around 12:30 pm on Thursday morning amid excitement over the appointment at the university. At least three university officials have been beaten by the Mahanagar Chhatra League.
Today is the last day of the term of Vice Chancellor Abdus Sobhan. Several vehicles of the law enforcement forces were seen in front of the Vice-Chancellor’s residence since morning. He left the Vice-Chancellor’s residence with his family members at around 2.15 pm.
University teachers, officials, employees, job seekers, former and current BCL leaders and workers were standing in front of Paris Road, Administration Building, Shahidullah Kala Bhaban since this morning. From the morning, word of Adha’s appointment spread through everyone’s mouths.
At around 12 noon, more than a hundred leaders and activists of Mahanagar Chhatra League came in front of the administration building from the school grounds with a showdown on Paris Road. They then took up position at Shaheed Shamsuzzoha Chattar next to the administration building. At that time, they went there in front of the former and current BCL leaders-workers, officers-employees, employees of Masterroll, who were seeking jobs in the university. Recruitment rumors
Rotating to the campus in the morning, Mamun-ur-Rashid, Assistant Registrar, Head of the Office of the Council Branch, has been appointed as the new Registrar at the residence of the Vice-Chancellor. Professor Sultan-ul-Islam, a spokesman for Anti-Corruption Teachers, said: “We also know that Vice-Chancellor M Abdus Sobhan has made more than 100 appointments in the last day. However, I have heard that he has not given the appointment letter yet. ‘
Witnesses said Assistant Registrar Mamun-ur-Rashid and Assistant Registrar of the Registrar’s Office Tariqul Alam came out of the Vice-Chancellor’s residence at 12:30 pm. At that time, the leaders and activists of Mahanagar Chhatra League surrounded Mamun-ur-Rashid on Paris Road. When he started beating him, Habibur Rahman Hall Section Officer Abdullah Al Masud stepped forward. Mahanagar Chhatra League leaders and activists beat Masud and tore his shirt. He fell into the water deposited in the roadside drain. Kamruzzaman Chanchal, assistant director of the physical education department, was also beaten.
At that time, there was a clash between the two parties when the former and current leaders and workers of Chhatra League, who were seeking jobs in the university, also came forward. There, police and DB members tried to remove the leaders and activists of Mahanagar Chhatra League by beating them with sticks. In the end, the leaders and activists of Mahanagar Chhatra League ran in front of Mamtajuddin Kala Bhaban and fled on motorcycles.
Siam Ahmed, president of Mahanagar Chhatra League, told Prothom Alo: We went to talk to the newly appointed registrar Mamun-ur-Rashid about it. We didn’t kill him, but there were clashes. ”
Professor Sultan-ul-Islam, a spokesman for the anti-corruption faculty, said, “The vice-chancellor is leaving on the last day of the appointment, creating a bloody atmosphere.” Although Lutfar Rahman was called on his mobile phone, he did not receive it. Officer-in-charge (OC) of Motihar Police Station in Rajshahi Nagar ASM Siddiqur Rahman also did not pick up the phone.
Teachers, officers, staff and additional members of the police, including job seekers, were present at various places on the campus till 2 pm.