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Decision to boycott exams halted
Dhaka, 19 May, Abnews: Considering the holy month of Ramadan and session jam, demonstrating students have announced to boycott their classes in all universities and colleges across the country until a gazette notification abolishing quotas in government jobs is issued. But the examinations will continue.
 
Hasan Al Mamun, convener of Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Adhikar Sangrakkhan Parishad, announced this at a press conference held in front Dhaka University central library premises on Saturday mooring.
 
On February 17, students and job-seekers started the movement to press their five-point demand that include introduction of unified age limit in government jobs, review of quota system in government recruitment process, including Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination, stopping taking benefit by job-seekers under the same quota, filling vacant posts from merit list if the candidates from quota are not found and fixation of 10 percent quota instead of existing 56 percent.
 
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