Quota system reformation in Bangladesh Government Jobs

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

Fresh demo over quota

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.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Protest Timeline

Protesters bring out a procession from DU central library to press home their five-point demand. They march on TSC-Nilkhet-

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Demo called off

Hundreds of students brought out a joyous rally and paraded through the Dhaka university campus area after hearing the

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Quota in Govt Jobs: Sought reform, got abolition

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Students’ demo called off for today, decision tomorrow

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.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

RU, JU students block highways for quota reform

Thousands of students block two major highways -- Dhaka-Rajshahi and Dhaka-Aricha highways -- as part of a countrywide demonstration demanding reforms of the quota system in government service recruitment process.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Quota reform demo: Protesters halt shuttle train service in Ctg

Expressing solidarity with the "Bangladesh Shadharan Chhatra Odhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad”, students of Chittagong, Rajshahi and Jahangirnagar universities have been continuing their demonstration demanding a reformation of existing quota system in various government recruitment process.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Job Quota Reform: Long call falls on deaf ears

The call for reforming the quota system for government jobs was voiced just a year after it was introduced in 1972 and since then, several public service reform committees and the Public Service Commission itself, the body that oversees government recruitment, have objected to the policy.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

The way they see it

The finance minister said quota had to be in place, but questions may be raised over its percentage.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

JU students threaten to declare Matia persona non-grata

Jahangirnagar University students have threatened to declared Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury persona non-grata on the campus if she does on apologise for her comments on protesters demanding quota reform.