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JU students asked to vacate dormitories by 3:30pm

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Update: 2019-11-06 15:25:32
JU students asked to vacate dormitories by 3:30pm

JU: All residential students of Jahangirnagar University (JB) have been instructed to leave the dormitories by 3:30 pm on Wednesday (Nov 6). 

Otherwise, the university administration will be take legal action against students.

The decision came after a meeting of the University Provost Committee on Wednesday (Nov 6) noon. 

Earlier, the meeting held at the Vice-Chancellor's residence from 12:30 pm.

Provost Committee President Professor Bashir Ahmed said the residential students were given time till 3:30 pm. Otherwise, further action will be taken. The hall will be emptied. 

In this case, the agitators, including the Chhatra League leaders-activists, have to leave the dormitories, he added.

Earlier on Tuesday, Authorities closed down Jahangirnagar University for indefinite period in wake of student protests, demanding resignation of its vice chancellor professor Farzana Islam over allegation of corruption.

Students have been instructed to leave the dormitories of the varsity by on Tuesday (Nov 5) afternoon, University registrar Rahima Kaniz told Banglanews.

The authorities decided to declare the university closed indefinitely in an emergency syndicate meeting amid the protest.

Earlier in the day, at least 35 teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University were injured as some miscreants attacked the protesting students and teachers.

They had confined the VC to her residence since 7:00pm Monday (Nov 4) demanding her resignation over corruption allegation.

BDST: 1321 HRS, NOV 6, 2019

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