DHAKA: A writ petition was filed Sunday with the High Court challenging the legality of the BUET authorities’ decision of summer vacation and also ongoing strike of its students, teachers and officials.
Supreme Court lawyer Advocate Yunus Ali Akond filed the petition seeking its directives on the authorities concerned to open the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) classes within 24 hours.
In the petition he sought the court’s directives also to take step in stopping BUET unrest and strike.
As per the petition, BUET authorities closed the institution for 44 days from July 11 in the name of summer vacation which affected the students’ study and examinations procedure.
He also sought court directive to the BUET authorities to start the admission process for the fresh students.
An HC bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Muhammad Khurshid Alam Sarkar is expected to hear the petition on Monday.
BDST: 1633 HRS, JUL 29, 2012
Edited by: M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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