DU, RU protest attack on Zafar Iqbal

Online Report

Dhaka University and Rajshahi University teachers today demonstrated at respective campuses protesting the attack on eminent educationist and popular writer Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal.

Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA) formed a human chain in front of the Aparajeyo Bangla on the campus around 12:30pm, our campus correspondent reports.

Meanwhile, a section of RU pro-Awami League teachers formed a human chain under the banner of “Progressive Teachers Society” in front of the university’s Senate Bhaban around 11:00am, reports our campus correspondent from the spot.

Meanwhile, Chittagong University campus-based journalists also formed a human chain and demanded exemplary punishment of the perpetrators involved in the attack, our CU correspondent reports.

Prof Zafar Iqbal, a faculty member of Computer Science and Engineering department at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), came under a knife attack at the campus by a youth on Saturday.He is now doing well.

The attacker youth was caught red-handed after the attack.