IU students issue 5-day ultimatum to reopen campus, hall

IU Correspondent | Published: 13:32, Feb 23,2021


IU students hold a press conference on the campus on Tuesday. -- New Age photo

The students of Islamic University on Tuesday gave a five-day ultimatum to the university authorities for reopening the campus and the residential halls.

The university authorities staged demonstration on the campus for the third consecutive day.

The students came up with the statement in a press conference held at Chaal Chattar area on the campus at about 11:30am.

After the press conference, the students brought out a protest rally from Daina Chattar area.

The rally ended in front of the administration building after parading main roads of the campus.

They observed a sit-in programme there to press home their demands.

They would go for a tougher movement if their demands were not met, they said.

Students have been suffering from session jams as the university has been kept closed due to the pandemic, the agitating students said.

The students demanded the university authorities to continue its bachelors’ and master’s final examinations.

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