April 21, 2021, 11:27 am
RU Correspondent: A section of Rajshahi University (RU) teachers formed a human chain on Sunday demanding removal of the vice-chancellor (VC) and Pro-VC on different charges.
Under the banner of “Progressive Teachers’ Society Against Corruption”, around 50 teachers formed the human chain at 11:00 am on Paris Road of the university.
Addressing the human chain, Sultan Al Islam, Professor and Chairman of zoology and mining department warned the Vice-Chancellor and said, “The corrupt person, no matter how big their position is, will be expelled from this sacred land.”
Why our honorable teachers are not being called at the syndicate meetings? He (VC) holds meetings with those who trade recruitment and hand over bundles of money to him, he added.
Prof Abdullah Al Mamun, also chairman of the English department said, “The current university Syndicate Committee is incomplete as there is hardly any teacher in the committee.
He also added that they (current syndicate members) have no legal right to lease any movable-immovable property of this university or recruit anyone in any posts. To lease a property, the decision should be taken in compliance with the complete syndicate body, teachers’ association and student representatives, he said.
The teachers also declared to continue their movement until their demands are taken.
Meanwhile, University Grant Commission (UGC) found corruption against the VC, pro-VC and some other officials on January 4 last year. Since then, the teachers are demanding the removal of the ‘corrupt’ administration