DU, RU protest attack on Zafar Iqbal | The Daily Star
02:29 PM, March 05, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:12 PM, March 05, 2018

DU, RU protest attack on Zafar Iqbal

Dhaka University and Rajshahi University teachers today demonstrated at respective campuses protesting the attack on eminent educationist and popular writer Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal.

Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA) formed a human chain in front of the Aparajeyo Bangla on the campus around 12:30pm, our campus correspondent reports.

Protesting the attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal, Rajshahi University pro-Awami League teachers form a human chain in front of the university’s Senate Bhaban on Monday, March 5, 2018. Photo: STAR

Meanwhile, a section of RU pro-Awami League teachers formed a human chain under the banner of “Progressive Teachers Society” in front of the university’s Senate Bhaban around 11:00am, reports our campus correspondent from the spot.

Meanwhile, Chittagong University campus-based journalists also formed a human chain and demanded exemplary punishment of the perpetrators involved in the attack, our CU correspondent reports.

Chittagong University campus-based journalists on Monday, March 5, 2018 form a human chain and demand exemplary punishment of the perpetrators involved in attack on Prof Zafar Iqbal. Photo: STAR

Prof Zafar Iqbal, a faculty member of Computer Science and Engineering department at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), came under a knife attack at the campus by a youth on Saturday.He is now doing well.

The attacker youth was caught red-handed after the attack.

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