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Human chain at JU protesting bomb threat

Published : Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 at 12:00 PM Count : 594
JU Correspondent

Teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Tuesday formed a human chain protesting the bomb threat given to Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Farzana Islam.

The human chain was formed under the banner of ‘Jahangirnagar University Paribar’ around 10:30am in front of the main entrance gate of the university for making the university students, teachers and common people aware about the threat.

Former Vice-Chancellor Farhad Hossain, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Mozammel Haque, Professor Hanif Ali, Prof. Professor Md. Abdul Mannan Chowdhury, Professor Abdullah Heel Kafi, Associate Professor Shikder Md. Zulkarnain, Associate Professor Kho Lutful Elahi, Assistant Professor Masuda Parvin, teachers, officers and employees of different departments were present in the human chain.

Earlier on November 8, JU VC’s personal office secretary Amjad Hossain received an anonymous letter having the bomb threat.   

The letter threatened to destroy the new administrative building through a bomb attack unless the vacant administrative posts will not be fulfilled by November 5 to 9.

A General Diary (GD) was filed with Ashulia Police Station the next day.


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