Now class-examination boycott announcement for job students


Expressing solidarity with the quota movement, students of various departments of Jagannath University have announced boycott of all classes and examinations. On Sunday (July 7) this information was known from the Jagannath University’s Facebook group ‘Student Movement Against Discrimination’.

After the anti-discrimination student movement leaders of Jagannath University announced class-exam boycott program last Thursday, the class representatives of different batches posted on social media announcing class-exam boycott.

Out of 36 departments of Jagannath University, 129 batch students of 33 departments and two institutes have announced class-examination boycott.

The students said that even if the teachers end their agitation and return to class, none of us will return to class from today and will not participate in any academic activities.

Jagannath University’s political science and English, Bengali, zoology, chemistry, mathematics, Islamic studies and history departments of all ongoing batches boycotted all class-examinations in solidarity with Kota Andon.

Besides Law, Fine Arts, Drama, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Education and Research, Institute of Modern Languages, Mass Communication and Journalism, Philosophy, Economics, Statistics, Public Administration, Islamic History and Culture, Management Studies, Accountancy and Information Systems, The information of class-examination exclusion of students of various departments and institutes including Finance, Marketing, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Botany, Film and Television, Social Work, Zoology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry and Anthropology, Anatomical Sciences has been known.

Meanwhile, the students of Jagannath University will hold a protest rally and road meeting program on Monday even though no program will be held on Sunday.

It is known that the students have been protesting since July 1 with 4 demands, including the reinstatement of the circular of 2018 regarding quota in government jobs.

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