Human chain demands university at Naogaon’s Patnitala
Published : Friday, 25 September, 2020 at 6:00 PM Count : 443
Patnitala upazila residents who are staying in Dhaka on Friday formed a human chain demanding to set up a university in their upazila, proposed by the Prime Minister on February 17.
The human chain was organised in front of the National Press Club at about 3.00pm under the banner of Patnitala Upazila Samity.
People from different sectors including students, teachers, politicians and public representatives joined the hour-long programme.
Speakers in the programme said Patnitala’s Nazipur area is the suitable place for building a university as it is an education hub for four to five upazilas in the district. The area contains a suitable environment for education with good communication facilities, they said.
On February 17, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave the approval to build a university in Naogaon. Later. UGC asked the Education ministry to prepare a draft law in this regard following the PM’s instruction.