SUST hall provost Liza finally resigns...

SUST hall provost Liza finally resigns

 SUST Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:41 PM, 17 January 2022   Updated: 05:24 PM, 17 January 2022

Zafrin Ahmed Liza, an associate professor of the Department of Anthropology of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and a provost of Begum Sirajunnesa Chowdhury Hall

Zafrin Ahmed Liza, an associate professor of the Department of Anthropology of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and a provost of Begum Sirajunnesa Chowdhury Hall

Zafrin Ahmed Liza, an associate professor of the Department of Anthropology of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and a provost of Begum Sirajunnesa Chowdhury Hall, has finally resigned. 

SUST Treasurer Professor Dr. Anwarul Islam confirmed the matter to the journalists on Sunday (January 16) night.

He said Jafrin Ahmed Liza, Hall Provost of Begum Sirajunnesa Chowdhury Hall, has resigned at the syndicate meeting showing physical illness and Professor Dr. Nazia Chowdhury of the Department of Physics has been appointed as the new provost.  

Earlier, the university administration announced the closure of the hall for an ‘indefinite period’ after a police-student clash over a student movement at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).

However, the students have started a movement demanding the resignation of Vice Chancellor Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed by avoiding the announcement. They allege that the police carried out the attack on the instructions of the Vice-Chancellor (VC).

At 8 pm on Sunday, it was announced that all students would have to leave the hall by 12 pm on Monday. Several protesting students said they did not agree with the decision to close the university. They are also demanding the resignation of the VC for bringing police from outside and attacking the students. They will not leave the campus in any way.

When the VC was blocked on Sunday afternoon, the police dispersed the protesting students with baton charges, rubber bullets and sound grenades. Several people were injured at the time.

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