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Eden College BCL VP injured in factional clash

UNB . Dhaka
25 Sep 2022 14:50:31 | Update: 25 Sep 2022 15:16:16
Eden College BCL VP injured in factional clash
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Jannatul Ferdous, vice-president of Eden Mohila College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), has been injured in an attack allegedly by the followers of its president and general secretary.

Eden College Chhatra League President Tamanna Jasmine Riva and General Secretary Razia Sultana beat up Jannatul Ferdous at Begum Razia dormitory of the college for giving an interview to the media about extortion and seat trading in the college, said, students.

A tense situation has been prevailing on the campus over the incident and protest rallies and counter-rallies were held after the incident.

On September 22, Jannatul Ferdous gave an interview to the media alleging various irregularities, extortion, seat trading, and hall occupation by BCL president and general secretary.

Two days after the interview, the followers BCL president and general secretary threatened to remove her from the hall around 11:00 pm on Saturday. 

Contacted, Jannatul Ferdous said, "I was outside the hall.  Razia's followers entered my room to create trouble.  Later, my roommates called me and I returned to the hall and talked to some girls.  As soon as I came to the hall, followers of Razia beat me up and snatched my phone."

Tamanna Jesmin Riva and Razjia Sultana didn’t respond to the call of the UNB correspondent.

However, BCL has formed a two-member probe committee to investigate the incident.