Rajshahi, April 24: Rajshahi University (RU) teachers are observing a 2-day class boycott programme protesting the killing of Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique of the English department.
Rajshahi University Teacher Association (RUTA) has taken the decision at an emergency meeting held at the Juberi Bhaban of the university on Saturday, said RUTA general secretary MD Shah Alam Shantunu.
Earlier on Saturday RU students brought out rally in protest of the brutal killing.
However, RU teachers will also hold a rally in Saheb Bazar Zero Point area of the city around 5pm, added the general secretary.
Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique was killed by miscreants in the city’s Shalbagan area on Saturday morning while he was waiting for a university bus.
Earlier on November 15, 2014, Prof Shafiul Islam, a teacher of the Sociology department of the university, was killed by unknown assailants at Chouddapai near the campus.