DHAKA UNIVERSITY: The authorities concerned issued a 24-hour restriction for outsiders begining from 6:00pm Sunday (Mar 10) to entry to the Dhaka University campus for Ducsu elections.
University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) election will be held on March 11.
Police will set up seven check posts –Shahbagh, NilKhet, Palashi, Jagannath Hall Crossing, Rumana Bhaban crossing, Doyel Chattar and Shahidullah Hall Crossing—to ensure security in the area ahead of Ducsu elections, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah.
He disclosed the development at a press briefing at Shahbagh Police Station about the security measures of the DU campus centering the much-awaited election of the student bodies.
None will be allowed on the DU premises without showing valid DU passes or ID cards till 6:00pm Monday (Mar 11), he added.
Emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital will remain out of purview of the restriction. But DMCH-bound people have been requested to use the Bakshibazar-Chankharpool route for going to and coming out of the hospital.
The DMP boss said with the direction of the university authorities, strict security measures have been taken to ensure of holding the polls in fair and fear manners. Whatever the party identity, no one will be spared if trying to irregularities.
BDST: 1541 HRS, MAR 9, 2019