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IU bans political activities
IU Correspondent
Published :Tuesday, 10 May, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 22
The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia banned all kinds of political activities at the campus here on Monday due to avoid unexpected circumstances for an indefinite period. The decision was taken through the telephonic order of the vice chancellor Professor Dr Abdul Hakim Sarker on that day, an IU press release said.
The authorities banned all political activities, including procession, meeting, and rallies, prohibited the entry of the outsiders into the campus and sitting on the party tent until further notice, the release added.
Following the notice, both groups of Pro-AL teachers and officials affiliated with Bangabandhu Parishad and Shapla Forum respectively of the university postponed their different counter progammes: mourning procession demanding immediate trial of the attackers who have vandalized estate office and attacked on some of its officials on Wednesday, and human chain demanding withdrawal of suspension of the two assistant registrars. IU Bangabandhu Parishad secretary Professor Dr Mizanur Rahman and IU Shapla Forum president Professor Dr Kamal Uddin confirmed the matter over mobile phone individually.
Proctor of the university Professor Dr Mahbubar Rahman said, "I had banned all kinds of political activities for maintaining the university's halcyon academic atmosphere following the order of vice chancellor sir."
It is mentioned that on Wednesday some officials of Pro-VC supporters attacked on some officials who are the supporters of VC. Following the incident, IU authority temporarily suspended duo assistant registrars on Thursday according to the Employee Efficiency and Discipline Ordinance of the university.

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