JU protesters on strike demanding VC’s resignation

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Jahangirnagar University, October 02: A faction of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University went on strike from Wednesday demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Farzana Islam.The protesters, united under the banner of ‘Jahangirnagar against corruption’, staged a sit-in on the campus around 5:30am, halting vehicular movement.

Later, they also blocked the academic buildings around 7:30am, suspending its activities on the first day of their two-day strike.

Meanwhile, a group of teachers, under the banner of ‘Bangabandhu Teachers Association’, formed a human chain around 11am demanding punishment to those involved in spreading false allegation against the VC.

A faction of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University has been seeking ouster of Prof Farzana accusing her of corruption.