‘Hold Cucsu polls soon, flourish future leadership’

Hasan Mahmud tells CU admin
Information Minister Hasan Mahmud addressing as the chief guest of the golden jubilee programme of Chittagong University Chemistry department on the university campus on March 14, 2019. Photo: Collected

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud today called upon the Chittagong University authorities to organise the election to the CU Central Students’ Union (Cucsu) as early as possible to pave way for future leadership.

“To flourish leadership, there is no alternative to holding student union election. I would not be able to come to this stage if I could not involve in student politics in my college and university life. So, I am urging the university authority to organise the much awaited Cucsu election soon,” Hasan Mahmud said.

The minister said this while addressing as the chief guest of the golden jubilee programme of CU Chemistry department on the university campus this noon.

The Ducsu election was held in a fair and peaceful manner, the minister said, adding that victory of several opponent panels’ candidates in the polls clearly proved it.

Some of those who boycotted Ducsu election have been elected in several posts including that of the vice president, he said.

“If the election was not fair, how they (boycotters) were elected in those posts,” he inquired.

“Though some irregularities were reported during the election, I am hopeful that we will overcome this next time,” the minister said.

The DU authorities are investigating the allegations of irregularities, he also said.

“Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in every sector in the last 10 years and has become a role model for the world,” Hasan Mahmud added.

CU Vice-Chancellor Prof Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury along with the teachers of the Chemistry department also addressed the programme among others.