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Students withdraw blockade on assurance of holding exam

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 15:21, 22 January 2022   Update: 15:26, 22 January 2022
Students withdraw blockade on assurance of holding exam

Students of seven colleges affiliated with University of Dhaka (DU) have withdrawn their blockade from the Nilkhet intersection in the capital on assurance of holding exam from several teachers of Eden Mohila College.

The students withdrew their blockade around 11 am on Saturday (January 22).

Khairul Basar, associate professor of Department of Accounting at the Eden Mohila College, and several other teachers talked to the agitating students and listened to them.

Khairul Basar said, “Eden Mohila College was today’s exam centre. Authorities concerned have the right to postpone the exam. We have nothing to do in this regard. However, we will discuss the matter with the authorities concerned.”

The teachers assured the students of taking the postponed exam as early as possible after holding a discussion with the authority of Dhaka University and urged them to leave the streets considering the public sufferings. Later, the students withdrew their blockade.

Earlier, the students of seven colleges affiliated with University of Dhaka (DU) blocked the Nilkhet intersection in the capital protesting the decision to postpone their exams without prior notice.

The students started their demonstration by blocking the Nilkhet intersection on Saturday (January 22) morning.

The agitating students claimed that today was the last day of their exams but they came to know after arriving at the centres that the exam scheduled for today was postponed.

The honors second year examination was scheduled to be held in 2018. However, it started on Monday (November 21) in 2021 and was supposed to end today, according to the agitating students.

Yeamin/AI