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BCL president Shovon, gen secy Rabbani

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MNA Education Desk: The central executive committee of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL), has been announced. Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon has been made president while Golam Rabbani general secretary, reported news agency. Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader made the announcement on behalf of the party president on Tuesday. Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, declared separate committees for north and south units of Dhaka city and the Dhaka University unit. Saddam Hossain was made the president while Sanjit Chandra Das, the general secretary of DU unit of BCL. AL president ...

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Mahmudur Rahman attacked in Kushtia

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MNA National Desk: Activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) allegedly attacked on daily Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman in Kushtia on Sunday. He came under attack while he went out of courtroom around 4.30 pm. BCL men hurled brick chips targeting Mahmudur and he was seriously injured in the attack. Principal Amirul Islam, senior lawyer of Kushtia Bar Association confirmed the matter. Earlier BCL men allegedly confined Mahmudur Rahman in a courtroom after the court granted him bail in a case filed for making derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Tulip Siddiq. Kushtia ...

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Govt forms panel over quota system review

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MNA Education Desk: The government has formed a seven-member committee with Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam as its convener to review the existing quota system in public service, reported news agency. The other members of the committee are secretaries of the Public Administration, Finance Division, Liberation War Affairs, Legislative Division and PSC and PMO acting secretary, he said. The committee has been asked to submit its report within 15 working days. Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced in parliament on April 11 the abolition of all types of quotas in public jobs. But, Bangladesh Chhatra League activists reportedly carried out ...

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BCL again attack on quota reformists

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MNA Education Desk: Some quota reformists were injured in an attack by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Central Shaheed Minar chattar in the capital on Monday, reported news agency. Witnesses said quota reformists gathered on the Central Shaheed Minar premises at about 11am as part of their pre-scheduled demonstration programme. Suddenly, some 10 to 15 BCL activists allegedly swooped on them and beat up them. Bangladesh General Students’ Rights Protection Council convenor Hasan Al Mamun alleged that BCL men picked up Faruk Hossain, joint convener of the council. Earlier on Saturday, some leaders of Bangladesh General Students’ Rights Protection Council ...

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Mazharul Islam Shameem: The most expected name of BCL’s upcoming council

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MNA Education Desk: The council of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) central committee is going to be held on 11-12 May and it has already become the talk of the time. There are lots of anticipations regarding the upcoming council. Among all the anticipations, a comparatively reliable source informs that Mazharul Islam Shameem is the most expected candidate for the post of president of BSL central executive committee. As BCL has always considered clean image, dedication and merit to be the yardstick of selecting new leader, Mazharul Islam Shameem , the current training secretary and former assistant  relief and  disaster secretary ...

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Isha gets DU studentship back

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MNA Education Desk: The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) on Wednesday withdrew the expulsion order on Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall unit president of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Iffat Jahan Isha. The decision was taken from a disciplinary board meeting at DU with Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman in the chair. “The expulsion order has been withdrawn as the allegations against Iffat were not proved. According to the probe committee report, the disciplinary board has taken the decision today,” DU VC Akhtaruzzaman said. On April 11, DU authorities expelled Philosophy department student Iffat Jahan Isha for allegedly “torturing a female ...

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Charges pressed against BCL leaders in 2016 Gulistan hawker eviction drive

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MNA National Desk: Police have pressed ‘attempted murder’ charges against two Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders accused of discharging firearms into the air during a 2016 drive to remove hawkers at Dhaka’s Gulistan. The charge sheet was submitted to the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate on Apr 11, but official declaration came on Sunday, said Shahbag Police Station SI Akram Hossain. “The charge sheet will be brought before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Golam Nabi today,” court police General Registration Officer SI Mahmudur Rahman told media. The two accused in the case are Dhaka Metropolitan South BCL General Secretary Sabbir Hossain and ...

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DU hall unit BCL chief expelled

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MNA National Desk: The Dhaka University (DU) has expelled a leader of Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) for torturing a female protester inside the hall on early Wednesday. The expelled leader was identified as Iffat Jahan Esha, president of Sufia Kamal hall unit of BCL. The punitive action was taken against the female BCL leader in the dead of night, said DU Proctor Golam Rabbani. Witnesses said several numbers of BCL leaders and activists led by the hall unit president swooped on the general residents early Wednesday, leaving Morsheda Akhter, a year IV student of ...

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‘Rapist’ BCL leader Arif arrested

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MNA National Desk: Police on Tuesday arrested a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), on charges of raping six women and releasing the videos of rape scenes on internet. The arrestee, Arif Hossain Howlader, was the general secretary of Narayanpur union unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Bhedorganj upazila in Shariatpur. BCL expelled Arif on 11 November after one of rape victims filed a case with Bhedorganj police station against him. Allegations have it that Arif, a bachelor student at a local college, secretly installed video cameras in bathrooms to shoot videos of housewives’ bathing, and used them ...

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4 DU BCL men held for beating journos

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MNA Education Desk: Four activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) from Dhaka University were handed over to police for beating journalists. The detainees are — Dhaka University Bijoy Ekattor Hall unit deputy secretary Ahmed Faysal, activists Ashraful Islam, Anwarul Kabir and Tofayel Hossain of the same hall unit. DU sources said private TV Channel 24 journalist Shamima Sultana and online news portal bdnews24.com journalist Masum Billah came under attack by the BCL men while gossiping at Arts Building around 9:30pm. They beat up the journalists terming them outsiders although the duo gave their identities that they were former students of ...

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BCL men attacked Imran H Sarkar

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MNA National Desk: About 5 activists of Ganojagaran Manch, including Imran H Sarkar, were injured in an attack allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men at Shahbagh on Thursday evening. Sources said some BCL men attacked on Imran when he was collecting relief materials in front of the National Museum for the flood-affected people. According to sources, around 12 people attacked the demonstrators immediately after the programme ended, reported news agency. Earlier, on July 16, a car carrying the Mancha spokesperson was attacked by BCL activists when he was leaving the Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court after attending the hearing of ...

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Biswajit murder verdict on August 6

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MNA National News: The High Court has fixed Aug 6 for the verdict on the Biswajit Das murder committed at Old Dhaka on Dec 9, 2012. A tailor by profession, Biswajit Das was hacked to death by activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League or BCL near the Bahadur Shah Park during a strike called by the BNP-led 18-Party alliance on Dec 9, 2012 in broad daylight. It was a brutal exhibition of the crookedness of few BCL activists and that murder had put the ruling Awami League in a tense and repugnant position as all those accused belonged to the party’s ...

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DU student injured in attack by BCL men

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MNA Education Desk: A student of Dhaka University was injured in an attack allegedly by some activists of Bangladesh Chhatra league (BCL) of Bijoy Ekattor Hall unit on Thursday night over a trifling matter. The injured was Ismail Ahmed Mubin, a Masters student of DU Anthropology department and also a resident of Bijoy Ekattor Hall. Witnesses said Mubin slightly pushed Arif Mahmud, vice president of DU BCL unit, at general store of the hall at night. Following the incident, some BCL men pulled Mubin out of the store and beat him up cruelly, leaving him wounded. Later, Mubin was admitted ...

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Group-based politics never exists in BCL: Obaidul

MNA Education Desk (JnU Correspondent): Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said that group-based politics will never exist in Bangabandhu’s Chhatra League. No group is also in the present BCL committee led by Sohag–Jakir. None would grab any post by making a group; rather leader would be elected according to his capability. The Minister Obaidul Quader, also Awami League General Secretary, came up with this comment as Chief Guest while addressing the BCL annual council-2017 of Jagannath University (JnU) unit at Science Faculty premises on the campus at 12:00pm. Pointing at BCL leaders and activists, he said ...

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BCL unit of DU Bangabandhu Hall to arrange “Jonmoutshob-2017”

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MNA Feature Desk: The 98th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding leader of Bangladesh, will be celebrated across the country with due respects on 17 March (Friday). To celebrate this day, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) unit of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall of Dhaka University has arranged an event titled “Jonmoutshob-2017”. Special prayers and doa will be offered at the residential hall for the ‘Greatest Bengali of All Time’. Later, a discussion meeting and fabulous cultural function will be held at 4pm at the hall premises. Besides, DU has also chalked out elaborate programmers. As part of ...

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BCL men vandalized DU Bijoy Ekattor Hall provost’s office

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MNA National Desk: Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists of Dhaka University vandalized the provost’s office room at Bijoy Ekattor Hall as general students tried to resist them from occupying rooms of the hall. The student wing of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League went on the rampage between the midnight past Monday and 4:30am early Tuesday. At about 4:30am, the BCL activists also beat news agency UNB’s university correspondent Imran Hossain, a fourth-year student of mass communication and journalism department of the university and a resident of room 5003 of the dormitory. Imran was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital ...

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Badrul Alam gets life in jail for attempting to murder Khadija

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MNA Editorial Desk: A Sylhet court on Wednesday sentenced Badrul Alam to life in jail in a case filed for attempt to kill college student Khadija Begum Nargis. Sylhet metropolitan sessions judge Akbar Hossain Mridha passed the verdict after recording depositions of a total of 34 witnesses, out of 37, in the case. Attacker Badrul also confessed to hacking Khadija in his statement made under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc) on 5 October last year. On 5 March, Akbar Hossain Mridha fixed the date for delivering its verdict in the case. Of the total 37 witnesses, ...

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BCL observed 69th founding anniversary with a festive mood

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MNA Editorial Desk: The 69th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of ruling Awami League, has observed with a festive mood across the country on Wednesday. On the occasion, the BCL placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi and cut cakes at Curzon Hall in the morning. Later, a procession was brought out from the Aparajeya Bangla on the DU campus which paraded different parts of the capital. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, also the Road, Transport and Bridges Minister, inaugurated the rally at about 12 ...

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Two BCL leaders expelled over Gulistan Hawkers clash

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MNA National Desk: Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Monday expelled two of its leaders over a clash with police during a removal drive of illegal hawkers in Gulistan area. The excluded BCL leaders are Dhaka south city unit general secretary Sabbir Hossain and Wari thana unit general secretary Ashiqur Rahman, said a BCL press release, signed by its president and general secretary. BCL is the student front of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League. On Thursday clashes ensued between the hawkers and employees of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and a group of young men during the drive. According to media ...

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Khadija in critical condition at Square hospital

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MNA National Desk: Sylhet Government Mohila College student Khadija Akter Nargis, who was hacked by a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader, is in critical condition at Square hospital in the capital. Earlier, students of MC College staged a demonstration blocking Sylhet-Tamabil highway on Tuesday morning, demanding arrest of Badrul Alam, who knifed Khadija on Monday. Khadija, hacked by a BCL leader of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Monday, was shifted to Dhaka in a critical condition early Tuesday. She has been kept on life support in the Square Hospital. On Monday evening, Khadiza, 23-year-old, daughter of Masuk Miah, ...

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MC College students blocked Sylhet-Tamabil highway

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MNA National Desk: Students of MC College staged a demonstration blocking Sylhet-Tamabil highway on Tuesday morning, demanding arrest of Badrul Alam, who knifed college student Khadija Akter Nargis on Monday. Sylhet Government Mohila College student Khadija Akter Nargis, hacked by a BCL leader of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Monday, was shifted to Dhaka in a critical condition early Tuesday, reported news agency. She has been kept on life support in the Square Hospital. The protesting students took position on the highway around 10 am and blocked it. They demanded justice and trial of Khadija’s attacker. On ...

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Nazrul Islam Medical College closed after BCL clash

Nazrul Islam Medical College

MNA National Desk: The authorities of Shaheed Syed Nazrul Islam Medical College announced for an indefinite closed time on Sunday following a conflict between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL). The clash was occurred between the groups over establishing domination on the campus, reported news agency. However, the college academic council sat a meeting and took the pronouncement fearing additional worsening of the situation, said principal of the medical college professor Ruhul Amin. Meanwhile, a three member body has been created to inspect the occurrence, he said. The male students were asked to vacate their dormitories by 5:00pm Sunday ...

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SUST students ordered to vacate residential halls

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MNA National Desk: Students of SUST (Shahjalal University of Science and Technology) have been ordered to vacate residential halls following a fight among many factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) centering football tournament committee. Male students have been asked to leave their halls by 6:00 pm on Thursday while the female ones by 12:00 pm on Friday, said Md Ishfakul Hossain, registrar of the university at a press briefing, reported news agency. The authorities took the decision as at least five students were wounded in clashes over the issue in the last two days. A tense situation is prevailing on ...

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KMC banned student politics for BCL clash

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MNA National Desk: Khulna Medical College (KMC) authorities have banned student politics and expelled its four students for their alleged involvement in Saturday’s clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on the campus. The suspended students are college unit former BCL president Saifullah Mansur, BCL activists Sakibul Islam, Aninda Sundar and Russel. The KMC authority took the decision from an academic council meeting of the university on Sunday morning, said KMC Principal Professor Dr Abdullah-Al-Mahbub. Talking to reporters, Khulna City unit BCL office secretary Shahin Alam said the party has suspended its all activities in the college after ...

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JnU students attacked by BCL activists

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MNA National Desk: Jagannath University (JnU) students who are now protesting for residential hall on the empty land of Dhaka’s old central jail came under attack allegedly by some activists of JnU unit of BCL on Sunday, as news agency reported. As part of their scheduled program, a group of students of the university took position on the campus and staged demonstrations to press home their demand. The students also staged demonstration in front of Bahadur Shah Park around 11am. At one stage, a group of JnU unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), allegedly led by its president Shariful Islam, appeared ...

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DU Hall unit Committees of BCL in July

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MNA National Desk: Dhaka University (DU) Hall unit committees of BCL will be announced in July. Motahar Hossain Prince, General Secretary of Chhatra League, Dhaka University unit, confirmed this information to media. He has also informed that, these committees will be declared as early as possible. Prince hopes that these committees will draw an end of various rumors about the committees of hall unit indeed. On the other hand, keeping note of upcoming tragic August, these committees will be finalized on July for the successful execution of numerous programs of BCL on August and showing respect, admiration and love to ...

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Syed Ashraf advised BCL away from the ‘reckless’ JSD

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MNA National Desk: Syed Ashraf, the general secretary of the ruling party, advised the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders and campaigners while requesting them to learn from history and stay away from the ‘reckless’ JSD (Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal). He made this statement at the ‘Extended meetings and Workshops of BCL-2016’ at the Dhaka University’s TSC auditorium, on Monday. Islam also said that the Awami League government will have to compensate as long as it exists for making a government minister out of a leader of JSD. He has accused Jatiya Samajtantrik  Dal, or JSD, for generating the surroundings and platform ...

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