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One more complaint heaped on DU Prof Naadir

Students boycott classes

Published : Monday, 12 February, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 203

Another student of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) of Dhaka University (DU) lodged a written complaint of concealing an incident of verbal sexual abuse against Prof Naadir Junaid of the department on Sunday.
Earlier on Saturday, a female student of the department lodged a written complaint of sexual assault against the teacher with university Proctor Prof M Maksudur Rahman.
Following the incidents, students of the department erupted in protest and boycotted all the classes.

The students demanded a fair investigation into the allegations and demanded the university authorities to relieve the teacher from all academic duties till the investigation comes to an end.

They staged protests at the department premises and brought out a rally at the base of Aparajeya Bangla on the campus on Sunday morning.

Later, the students handed over a memorandum to MCJ Department Chairman Prof Abul Mansur Ahmed demanding to relieve the teacher from the academic duties. Prof Mansur along with some teachers of the department went to the Vice-Chancellors office to discuss the matter, following their demonstration.

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