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Students Stage Demo at IU Demanding Exams

Kushtia, February 27 (Correspondent/OurVoice): The students of different departments of Islamic University staged demonstration demanding to take the ongoing postponed and upcoming bachelors’ and masters’ examinations on the campus in Kushtia on Saturday.

Around one hundred students of different departments started the demonstration forming human chain in front of Mrittunjoyee Mujib mural on the campus around 11:00am.

Later, the students formed a protest rally from there. The rally ended in front of the university’s administration building after parading main roads of the campus. They, at one stage, observed a sit-in programme there to press home their demand.

Taking position in front of the administration building, the protesters shouted various slogans including ‘everything is going on well, what is the fear of taking the exam.

Fahim Morshed Himu, a final year student of Public Administration Department said, “We are in a terrible situation due to the sudden closure of the ongoing examinations of the university.”

They would go for a tougher movement if their demands of taking examinations were not met, he added.

The agitating students, however, submitted a written memorandum to the university Assistant Proctor M Shahed Ahmed demanding to hold the examinations.

The university authorities suspended the ongoing and upcoming examinations of all departments of the university on February 22 complying with the announcement of the ministry of education.

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