Anti-Fascist Students’ Solidarity, a new student alliance, will hold an exchange meeting with teachers and parents on October 19 to build a larger student movement with their 9-point demands, including voting rights, safe campuses, and the establishment of a democratic state and education system.
The exchange meeting with teachers and parents will be held in Dhaka.
Saif Mahmud Jewel, spokesperson of the alliance and General Secretary of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, announced the program in a press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) on Sunday morning.
He said that the 9-point demand was announced by the alliance to demand the right to vote, terror-free safe campuses, and the establishment of a democratic state and education system.
These nine points were accepted by the representatives at the student convention on October 12, he said.
The speakers expressed hope that such opinion exchange meetings will be organized in Rajshahi, Chattagram, Sylhet, and other divisional cities through the exchange of views with students, teachers, and parents.
Leaders and activists from the students’ bodies, including Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, Chhatra Federation, Chhatra Adhikar Parishad, Gonotantrik Chhatra Dal (LDP), Nagorik Chhatra Oikya, Jagpa Chhatra League, Chhatra Forum (Gono Forum Montu), Bhasani Chhatra Parishad, Jatiya Chhatra Samaj (Kazi Zafar), Jatiya Chhatra Samaj (BJP-Partha), Jagpa Chhatra League (Khandaker Lutfar), Chhatra Jamiat Bangladesh, Biplobi Chhatra Sanghati and Rashtra Reform Movement, were present there.
Earlier, on September 29, 15 student bodies formed the front through a joint declaration at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity in Segunbagicha area on Friday.