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Viqarunnisa new principal's appointment challenged

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Update: 2019-09-16 13:00:41
Viqarunnisa new principal's appointment challenged High Court, file photo

DHAKA: An appeal was filed with the High Court challenging legality of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) official Fouzia as Viqarunnisa Noon School and College principal.

The plea filed by the institution's former governing body member also Supreme Court lawyer Md Yunus Ali Akanda, also sought a rule on questioning why the appointment won't be declared illegal, and a stay on the gazette notification.

He reasoned "abusing government power" to appoint the DSHE official as Viqarunnisa head.

Moreover, a status-quo on Fouzia's activities also has been sought to be imposed. 

The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Khairul Alam may hear the plea Monday (September 16).

Secondary and Higher Education Department of Education Ministry issued a notification on Sunday (September 15) appointing Fouzia as the principal of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College.

BDST: 1300 HRS, SEPT 16, 2019

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