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Rokeya varsity VC confined again

District Correspondent |
Update: 2013-09-22 10:54:45
Rokeya varsity VC confined again

RANGPUR: Vice-Chancellor of Rokeya University Professor Dr Nurun Nabi was confined again hours after his release from 5-day confinement on Sunday.

Officers and employees of Rokeya University, under the leadership of chief engineer Jahangir Alam, confined the VC demanding due salaries and allowances and turning 338 persons’ job as permanent.

After sending a notice from the public relations office by teachers on releasing the VC from confinement, employees confined him.

On Tuesday last, the teachers started their agitation program to meet seven-point demand.

The agitating teachers’ platform ‘Progressive Teachers’ Forum’ addressed a press conference at teacher’s hall room on Saturday and poised stern position as they said the agitation would continue until there demands are met.

The deprived teachers alleged that they staged several agitation programs for five months to realize the demands.

They also mentioned about their sufferings for the lack of salary and bonus.

VC Professor Dr Nurun Nabi told banglanews that a syndicate meeting was called to evade the ongoing crisis and in a bid to start regular academic activities.

However, the teachers urged to get their salary for five months and other benefits including library resources within this month. The VC also assured them about the demands.

BDST: 2000 HRS, SEP 22, 2013

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