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HC orders actions over Bangabandhu’s image distortion

  • Published at 08:16 pm January 15th, 2020
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The bench also directed the cabinet secretary to take actions within one month against the university’s vice chancellor, registrar and public relations officer

The High Court (HC) has asked authorities concerned to take legal action against the vice chancellor (VC) of Jessore Science and Technology University (JUST) and two others.

 As they have distorted photographs of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a calendar.

The bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order on Wednesday.

The bench also directed the cabinet secretary to take actions within one month against the university’s vice chancellor, registrar and public relations officer, reports BSS.

“Declaring the incident as illegal, High Court ordered the cabinet secretary should take action within a month following the Constitutions against the people who are guilty according to the investigation,” Advocate MK Rahman told the media.

Earlier, a writ was filed by Jessore upazila vice chairman Md Anwar Hossain for the distortion of images of Bangabandhu and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the calendar of Jessore University of Science and Technology.

Following the High Court order, a committee was formed with an additional secretary of the ministry of education as the convener.

The committee found that, in the calendar, the vice chancellor's name was placed above the name of Bangabandhu, and pictures of the prime minister and Bangabandhu were incorrectly as well as inappropriately placed.