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Nur, Rabbani elected Ducsu VP, GS

  • Published at 09:10 am March 12th, 2019
Quota reform movement leader Nurul Haq Nur (left) and BCL general secretary Golam Rabbani UNB file photo

Nur is a student of the English department at the university

Quota reform movement leader Nurul Haq Nur was elected Vice-President of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) in Monday’s elections.

Nur is a student of the English department at the university, and a joint convener of Bangladesh General Students’ Rights Protection Council, which led the protests for reforms in the quota system in government jobs in 2018.

Bangladesh Chhatra League General Secretary Golam Rabbani won the post of General Secretary of Ducsu, and Saddam Hussain won assistant general secretary. Eight among nine secretary posts went to candidates from the Chhatra League panel.

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The winners from the Chhatra League panel are: Freedom Fighters’ Affairs Secretary Saad bin Kader, Science and Technology Secretary Arif Ibn Ali, Common Room and Cafeteria Secretary BM Lipi Akter, International Affairs Secretary Shahrima Tanjima Arni, Literature Secretary Mazharul Kabir Shawon, Cultural Secretary Asif Talukder, Sports Secretary Shakil Ahmed Tanvir and Students’ Transport Secretary Shams e Noman.

Akhter Hossain from the quota reform movement panel won the post of Social Services Post.

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The 13 elected members are: Yashio Sangma Chibol, Nazrul Islam, Rakibul Hasan, Rakibul Islam Oitijjo, Tanvir Hasan Saikot, Raisa Naser, Sabrina Eti, Nipu Islam Tanni, Saiful islam Rasel, Tilottama Sikder, Farida Parvin, Mahmudul Hasan and Md Rafiqul Islam Sabuj.

Hall union polls

Bangladesh Chhatra League candidates were elected Vice-President at 12 out of 18 halls in Monday’s Dhaka University hall union polls, according to unofficial results announced by the returning officers at 1am on Tuesday.

Based on these results, independent candidates secured six Vice-President posts and four General Secretary posts in six halls. The ruling party student wing’s panels took the General Secretary posts in 14 halls.

The much-awaited elections for the Dhaka University Central Students' Union and its hall unions were held on Monday.