Bangladesh Student's League protests vandalization of Bangabandhu sculpture

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Published on December 6, 2020
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Bangladesh Students' League (BSL) has demonstrated on Dhaka University (DU) campus demanding exemplary punishment and arrest of those involved in the vandalization of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's sculpture in Kushtia.

Several hundreds of leaders and activists of different unit of Chhatra League gathered in front of Dhaka University's Madhur Canteen and later marched towards Raju memorial sculpture in Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) area where they held a protest rally under central unit’s banner on Sunday.

While addressing the rally, Lekhak Bhattacharjee, general secretary of Bangladesh Students League said: “Those who are protesting for demolishing the sculptures in the country have crossed their limit. Chhatra League will repel these anti-sculpture protestors.”

He urged the Students League activists and leaders across the country to be conscious about political vengeance related speeches under any waz mahfil.

“If anyone trying to do so, the Chhatra League men will stop them,” he added.

Lekhak demanded immediate arrest of the culprits who were involved with the incident in Kushtia -- vandalizing Bangabandhu’s sculpture, and urged the authorities to bring them under justice.

Chhatra League President Al-Nahean Khan Joy, DU unit President Sonjit Chandra Das and General Secretary Md Saddam Hossain were present among others.