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Quota reform: Pvt university students stage demo
Dhaka, 10 April, Abnews: Students of different private university in the capital are holding a sit-in program rejecting the government’s assertion to suspend the quota reform movement.
 
Due to the protest, traffic movement on Bir Uttam Rafiqul Islam Avenue and Pragati Sarani is closed since 12pm on Tuesday.
 
Students of the University of Information Technology and Sciences (UITS), North South University, East West University, Independent University, United International University and AIUB are attending the protest.
 
Also, a faction of the students and job-seeking youths continued the quota reform movement on Dhaka University campus on Tuesday.
 
Apparently infuriated by the postponement of the campaign before any formal announcement, the protesters in  hundreds held a rallly on the Dhaka University campus on Tuesday.
 
They demanded to reform quota within seven days downsizing it from a whopping 56 percent to 10 percent.
 
The demonstrators also protested the police attack on general students, demanded an apology from Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury for her comments in the parliament on Monday night and questioned the role of media.
 
Meanwhile, earlier this morning protesters who were leading the movement for quota reforms in public service recruitment requested all to ignore the call of the divergent faction who were still continuing the agitation.
 
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