IU students give 5-day ultimatum for reopening of campus, halls
Publish- February 23, 2021, 02:30 PM
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Update- February 23, 2021, 02:38 PM
Protesting students of the Islamic University demanded to the authorities to continue its bachelors' and Master’s final examinations
The students of Islamic University staged demonstrations for the 3rd consecutive days on Tuesday and gave a 5-day ultimatum to the authorities for reopening of the campus and the residential halls of the university.
The students gave the ultimatum at a press conference held at Chaal Chattar area on the campus around 11:30am.
After the press conference, the students brought out a protest rally from Daina Chattar area which ended in front of the administration building after parading main roads of the campus.
The decision of reopening public universities came amid demonstrations by students of different public universities, including Jahangirnagar University and Rajshhai University, demanding the reopening of dormitories.
Besides, the Covid-19 situation has been improving in Bangladesh steadily in recent weeks. Meanwhile, a countrywide vaccination drive was launched on Feb 7.