Chhatra League gets new acting president, secretary

Staff Correspondent
15 September 2019, Sun
Published: 08:53 Updated: 09:33

Chhatra League gets new acting president, secretary

Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina has selected new central leadership of the Bangladesh Chhatra League. Al Nahian Khan Joy was made the acting president, while Lekhak Bhattacharya was made the acting general secretary of the student wing of the ruling party.

Rejwanul Haque Choudhury Shovon and Golam Rabbani were dismissed of the president and general secretary of the Chhatra League respectively.

On the other hand, the student organisation (BCL) General Secretary Golam Rabbani told, the authorities of Jahangirnagar University have paid Tk 1 crore 60 lakh to Bangladesh Chhatra League (Jahangirnagar University) unit from an ongoing development project of the university.

He made the report in a letter that he and BCL president Shovon jointly wrote to Awami League president Sheikh Hasina apologising for their mistakes and controversial activities on Sep-12. Official told the media.

On the other hand, Prof Farzana Islam Vice-Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University claimed that central Chhatra League President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani of demanding a "4-6%" cut from the Tk1,445cr development project at the university, and her family had given Tk1.6cr to the Jahangirnagar University Chhatra League, so they did not get in the way of the development project.

On October 23, 2017, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approved a Tk1, 445cr development project for Jahangirnagar University. And, in the first phase of implementation of the project, the university administration took the initiative to build five residential halls at the cost of Tk400cr, reports say.

Prof Farzana Islam told the media, Shovon and Rabbani came to my residence on August 8 and demanded a 4-6% cut, and Rabbani told me that the time, when people got a cut of 1-2%, is over, in this day, a 4-6% cut is needed. When I did not agree to their demands, Rabbani misbehaved with me.