Ruet teachers pick off indefinite strike for now

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Staff Correspondent:After 13 days of continuous strike, Teachers Association of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) today picked off their work abstention temporarily giving the university authorities a 21-day ultimatum.

The decision has been taken at an emergency meeting of the teachers’ association held around 10:30am.

Prof Nirendranath Mustafi, president of the association said, “We have given a 21 days ultimatum to the authorities to take proper steps against the students who misbehaved with us and confined us for around 20 hours during their 33 credit movement.”

Earlier on February 5, the university cancelled the “33 credit system” over the students’ demonstration.

On the same day at an emergency meeting, the teachers association declared an indefinite strike demanding punishment to the students who confined 16 teachers including the vice chancellor for about 20 hours before the day.

Since then, the teachers were not joining any classes or conducting any examinations, which created a deadlock situation on the campus, said academic sources.

বিডি টুয়েন্টিফোর লাইভ ডট কম’র প্রকাশিত/প্রচারিত কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি, আলোকচিত্র, রেখাচিত্র, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে পূর্বানুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা যাবে না।