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Students continuing strike in city against VAT
Observer Online Report
Published :Sunday, 13 September, 2015,  Time : 11:13 AM  View Count : 71
Students of different private universities in the capital are continuing their strike for the second consecutive day on Sunday protesting 7.5 percent VAT imposed on their tuition fees.

About 100 students of East West University began protests at Rampura road boycotting classes and examinations.

On the other hand, students of North South University, Uttara University, Daffodil International University and International University staged demonstration at Baridhara, Kolabagan, Shankar and Uttara House Building areas.   

Vehicular movement on Satmosjid Road has been suspended as students of ULAB and Stamford University blocked the street in front of their campuses.

Additional police have been deployed in the ares to avert any untoward situation. 

Earlier on July 4, the NBR issued a notification imposing 7.5 percent VAT (Valued added tax) on the tuition fees of the private universities and medical colleges.


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