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Islamic University

VC’s loyals now on rash fighting

Staff Correspondent - December 16th, 2012

Now they are on rash fighting. They are loyal to VC and Pro-VC. They want to save the trio from their massive corruption. They are also same beneficiaries. Now it is their duty to save the souls of their bosses. It is a give and take game.
It was Wednesday. A group teacher under the banner of Islamic University Teachers Association (IUTA) went to Treasurer Office at about 1.00: pm.
Prof Yakub Ali, president of IUTA told that a group of 50/60 teacher went to the office of Treasurer Prof Sahjahan Ali after hearing that he is in campus after around 13 days of ‘illegal’ absent.
Another group of teachers loyal to treasurer was there.
The scuffle originated when the agitating teachers asked the treasurer to leave the office immediately as what they said he was unwanted in the campus.
“Seeing us the teachers loyal Treasurer with a number of newly appointed employees attacked us and threatened to kill,” Prof Yakub alleged.
Witnesses said the two groups were locked into scuffle. Few people  said to be the newly recruited employees also loyal to treasurer took part in the incident.  At one stage, Treasurer Sahjahan Ali brought the situation under control assuring that he will leave the campus, witness said.
According to sources, VC Prof Alauddin, Pro-VC Kamal Uddin and Treasurer Sahjahan Ali left the campus in face of agitation by IUTA on November 20.
Registrar office sources said VC Prof Alauddin and Prof Kamal Uddin left the campus on November 20. VC took four days leave, while Pro-VC on 15 days. They came to the office on November 27 to be appeared on a UGC (University Grants Commission) probe body. But they further went into absent since November 28.
Registrar office said Pro-VC Kamal uddin neither return to the university nor join his job till now, while VC joined to work on November 27 but left next day without taking any formal leave.
Treasurer Prof Sahajahan Ali was handed charge of acting VC but, he also remained absent in the campus without taking any formal leave since November 28, registrar office sources said.
A source of the registrar office told that the Treasurer was working in important files sitting at his Kushtia residence.
When journalists asked the Treasurer of Wednesday’s incident he told that he went to the campus for signing some important files.
He however, declined to comment on the scuffle among the teachers.
After the incident, IUTA in an urgent meeting held at its office in the university announced fresh programme of ‘locking’ all university office from December 17 after election of IUTA body. The election of IUTA will be held on December 15.
The university is deadlock in last three months since September 8.  The trouble ensued a huge controversy over appointment of 132 teachers and officials in the university on September 7.
The Islamic University Teachers Association (IUTA) alleged massive corruption and nepotism in the recruitment. They threw movement on September 8 demanding cancellation of the recruitment and removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Treasurer of the university. No class and examination has been held at the university since the period as the teachers declared ‘no work’ without removing the VC, Pro-VC and Treasurer.
Meanwhile, admission test for first year honours 2012-13 has been postponed due to the movement.
Now the university is going on with desolate and silent as large number of teachers, students, officials and employees are not going to campus.
The IUTA everyday is holding their programme of besieging the administration building.