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Quota protesters call strike

Quota protesters call strike

The leaders of quota reform movement called strike for indefinite strike at all the colleges and universities, to protest a reported attack on some of their leaders on Dhaka University campus Saturday (Jun 30).  Bangladesh General Students' Right Protection Council Joint Convener Rashed Khan came up with the announcement, local media reports said.

“Classes and examinations will be boycotted from tomorrow (Jul 1) to indefinite period at all the varsities and colleges, and agitation and blockade programs will be observed across the country to protest the obstruction and attack on our press briefing,” he told the reporters, at the noon. 

However, some leaders of the quota reform movement were physically assaulted allegedly by some Bangladesh Chhatra League activists in front of the DU Central Library on Saturday.

The leaders of the Bangladesh General Students' Rights Protection Council were scheduled to arrange a press conference to announce their fresh programin front of the library but 'some BCL activists launched an attack on them' in the noon.