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AL against banning student politics: Quader

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2019-10-13 4:42:31 PM
AL against banning student politics: Quader

RAJSHAHI: Awami League is against banning students politics on the university and college campuses, said AL general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader.

He said, “We have different opinion on banning student politics. Students who commit misconduct in the name of politics will be brought to justice. Most of the politicians are from student politics. So if you have a headache then cutting off the head is not the solution.

Obaidul Quader said these in reply to query from reporters at the Rajshahi Circuit House on Sunday (October 13). 

Earlier, he was given a warm reception on the premises of the circuit house.

Obaidul Quader is expected to attend the Awami League's Rajshahi Divisional council in the afternoon.

Awami League general secretary said, "The cleansing operation is underway in the party at the behest of the Prime Minister and also AL President,"

He added that this campaign will continue against all kinds of misconduct, including drugs, gambling, tenders manipulation and corruption. First started from own party. The operation will be carried out in phases.

Replying to a question from reporters regarding Jubo League Chairman Omar Faruk Chowdhury, said, "Whether the chairman is under surveillance will be known later. But he is not into hiding”.

“And there are many allegations against the Jubo League leaders. They are under surveillance, 'he added.
Abrar Fahad, a second year student of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of BUET was allegedly beaten to death at his dorm Sher-e-Bangla Hall early Monday (Oct 7).

The body of Fahad was found lying between the first and second floors of Sher Bangla Hall.

Later on that day, police arrested 10 BCL leaders of its Buet unit over the alleged involvement in the killing of fellow student Abrar Fahad.

Following the murder of BUET student Abrar Fahad, there is a widespread demand for banning student politics on the university campuses. 

Amid the continuous protest from BUET students, the university authorities banned student politics on the campus. 

BDST: 1617 HRS, OCT 13, 2019

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