Comilla, January 13 (CoU Correspondent/OurVoice): The only Gymnasium of Comilla University (CoU) was inaugurated on 28 October. It is alleged that the gym is now known as Bangladesh Chattra League CoU Branch undeclared party office.
The general Students alleged that though the gymnasium was inaugurated by CoU VC Emran Kabir Chowdhury on 28 October, yet could it not provide to the university authority to operate. Chattra League leaders are operating the gym as their party office.
In this regard, there arose a lot of anger among teachers and students of the university. Although the gymnasium is located only 5 yards from the university’s administrative building, the university’s Vice-Chancellor says he does not know.
Noted that from the inauguration of the gymnasium the CoU Branch Chattra Leguae are using the gym as their meeting place, even general students are not allowed without permission of Chattra League leaders.
Besides, on 10 January, on the occasion of Bangabandhu’s homecoming day and on 5 January BCL Founding Anniversary, they hoisted national and party flag in front of the gym, later CoU BCL President posted in social media demanding it as a party office.
Meanwhile, after the inauguration of the gym two and a half month, it was not yet operating as university’s physical education office.”We have not given any responsibility to operate the gym,” said Monirul, Assistant Director of the Physical Education Office.
Regarding the allegations, Branch Chhatra League President Eleas Hossain Sabuj said, “As a university student, we are using the gym. The gym is open all day. We did nothing in the office. We sit in the gym after exercise.
University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Emran Kabir Chowdhury said, the gym is definitely for the students. He does not know about the capture of the BCL, he added.