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SUST VC confined

92Teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have besieged the office of vice chancellor, demanding his resignation.
Around 50 teachers who are members of Muktijudder Chetonay Udbudho Shikhok Forum besieged the office of VC Aminul Haque around 8:30am Monday.
Earlier in the day, the VC resumed his office after a two-month leave.
On Monday, he appointed Professor Md Kamruzzaman Chowdhury of Forestry and Environment department as a proctor of the university. He also appointed three more teachers as assistant proctors.
A tense situation has been prevailing on the SUST campus for several months.
The tension was generated on the SUST campus on April 13 when 19 teachers from the physics department and geography and environment department of the university went to hold a talk with the VC over space allocation between the departments on April 15.
Prof Dr Syed Badiuzzaman Faruque, head of the physics department, and Prof Dr Sharif Md Sharafuddin, head of the geography and environment science department, resigned on the same day following the alleged misconduct of the VC.
On April 20, thirty-five resigned from different administrative posts demanding the removal of university Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuiyan.
They are Institute of Information Technology Director Prof Dr Muhammad Jafar Iqbal, Centre for Excellence Director Prof Dr Muhammad Yunus, Public Administration Department Head Prof Dr Abdul Awal Biswas, Students Guidance and Council Director Prof Dr Anwarul Islam, acting proctor Emdadul Hoque, the assistant proctor, vehicle administrator, provosts, and assistant provosts of all the residential halls.
On April 23, Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuiyan went on a two-month leave amid protest in the university in demand of his resignation. The decision was taken in a syndicate meeting.