Movement demanding removal of VC of BU : Alleging violation of quota for freedom fighters
Our Correspondent. Barisal
Movement of students led by BCL activists demanding removal of vice chancellor of Barisal University alleging violating quota for freedom fighters in employment and other irregularities, continued on Sunday.
Cocktail blast before starting the programme on Sunday morning created panic in the campus.
Imran Hossain Naim, Rumman Hossain Rusvelt , BCL activists of the campus, said the VC not following the quota for freedom fighters violating the rules of government and appointing manpower by adopting corruption.
While freedom fighters, elites, student and different sectors of pro-liberation forces condemning the activities of corrupted VC demanding his removal, then the agents and stooges of the VC, trying to organised anti-people programme supporting him on Thursday last.
So the general students becoming agitated foiled that and continued their protest programme for removal of VC, they added.
Before starting the programme on Sunday about 9:15 AM, a sound of blasting cocktail at the coridoor on the second floor of the Birshreshtha Mohiuddin Jahangir building at the academic arena of the campus rocked the area and created panic among the staffs and students, teachers of the campus.
Azizul Huq, office assistant of the VC office and Nizam Gazi, security personal of the campus, acknowledged that they heard the sound of blast in the campus on Sunday morning, which created panic in the area.
Hearing the incident a police team deployed in the campus rushed to the spot, but failed to find out any clue, said Golam Mustafa, officer in charge of Barisal Bandar Police Station.
Asaduzzaman, assistant commissioner of Barisal Metropolitan Police, said the situation at the campus now calm and quite and no allegation was lodged in this connection till this report. Police deployed in the campus asked to remain more alert.
Advocate S M Iqbal, president of Barisal Sangscritik Sangothan Smonnya Parishad and convener of the committee for restoring quota of freedom fighters, said they believe in peaceful movement and not connected with any chaos.
On other hand Foysal Ahmed, public relation officer of BU, said during the incident he was not present in the campus, but heard about the blast.
S M Imamul Huq, BU VC, was not available for comment.
But Prof. Shafiul Alam, proctor of the university, said we still exactly not know the demand of the movement-activists. Employment process in the campus going on following the rules and regulations of the government.