DHAKA: The High Court Monday issued rule upon the government to explain within three weeks why the appointment of some 650 teachers, officials at the National University without publishing appointment notice “should not be canceled”.
An HC bench comprising Justice Mamnun Rahman and Justice Abu Jafar Siddiqui passed the order in response to a writ petition filed by former BNP lawmaker AKM Fazlul Haque Milon.
Education secretary, National University, VC of NU, Education Secretary on behalf of Chancellor, Treasurer and Registrar of NU and Chairman of University Granting Commission were made respondent to the rule.
On July 10, a legal notice was sent to UGC chairman, VC and Registrar of National University (NU) asking to terminate its 650 staffs recruited from 1992 to 2001.
Supreme Court Advocate M Lutfor Rahman, on behalf of former BNP lawmaker of Gazipur-5 constituency AKM Fazlul Haq Milon, sent the legal notice Tuesday.
Source said the university authorities had appointed some 650 staffs under University Act-1992 during the period of the then Awami League government without publishing any recruitment notice.
The notice reads: the authorities concerned would be sued if the staffs are not sacked within next 72 hours.
Earlier the NU authorities have sacked its 988 staffs as per High Court directive.
BDST: 1810 HRS, JUL 23, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor/ M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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