Punishment demanded for Tolaram College attacks

Progressive student alliance, a platform of leftist student organizations, on Wednesday demanded exemplary punishment for attacks launched on their leaders and activists by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men at Tolaram University College in Narayanganj.

The demand for punishment came from a procession brought out by the alliance at the TSC area of Dhaka University.

On Wednesday morning, BCL men attacked activists of leftist organizations while a memorandum demanding to stop admission business of BCL was being submitted to the College Principal.

At least 20 leaders and activists, including the Narayanganj District president of Bangladesh Chhatra Federation Jahid sujon, Sujon Baroy, Convener of Somajtantrik Chhatra Front, Sumaya setu organizer of Bangladesh Chhatra Union were injured in the attack.

Ashraful Alam Sohel, General Secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, Hasan Tarek, President of Bangladesh Chhatra Union and Jonardon Dautta Nanto, President of Somajtantrik Chhatra Front spoke out there.

Source: BD Chronicle