Meanwhile, the university authority called for an emergency meeting on Thursday with the deans of all faculties and the chairmen of all departments to take decision in this regard, said Pradip Kumar Pandey, public relations office administrator of the university.

Earlier on Wednesday morning, RU Teachers Association met with university vice-chancellor prof Golam Sabbir Sattar and urged to suspend classes with physical presence and start online classes to avoid the risk of contracting Covid-19.