CU students boycott classes, exams protesting against attack on quota reformists

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Students of Chittagong University boycotted all classes and examinations on Sunday protesting the Saturday's attack on members of quota reform movement at Sholosohor in the city, reports UNB.

Anwar Hossain, convenerof Chattogram unit of Bangladesh General Students' Rights Protection Council, the platform of students that led the quota reform movement, said expressing solidarity with the central committee, a group of students took position in city's Sholosohor area on Saturday.

At one stage, a faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) launched an attack on them, leaving two of the protesters injured, he alleged.

The injured-Tofail Ahmed and Arju Mia, co-convener of the council-were given first aid.

Earlier on Saturday, at least six leaders of the central committee of the council were injured in an attack allegedly by some BCL activists on Dhaka University campus.

Protesting the attack, the students' council called for an indefinite boycott of classes and examinations in all universities and colleges across the country from Sunday.

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