Demanding immediate gazette notification on abolition of quota system in government jobs, the quota reformists took to the streets again, beginning an indefinite strike at universities and colleges across the country yesterday.
Hundreds of students brought out a joyous rally and paraded through the Dhaka university campus area after hearing the
Protesters demonstrating for a fundamental reform in the quota system for civil service have called off their agitation after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said there would be no more quota.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced scrapping of the quota system in public service recruitments, and asked students to return to classes ending demonstrations over the demand for quota reforms.
Demonstrations seeking reform in the civil service quota system erupted across the country yesterday, as thousands of private and
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader urges the quota-reform protesters to have faith on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
All sorts of quota privileges in public service will be revoked, BCL central committee secretary SM Jakir Hossain says quoting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Dhaka University authority pledge support to the quota-reform movement that picked up momentum on April 8 and spread across the country.
The agitating students calls off their protest for today following the prime minister’s announcement to revoke all sorts of quota privilege in public service.