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Students reject SC order, vows to continue movement
  • Staff Correspondent
  • 2024-07-10 06:16:12

Students announced to continue the movement rejecting the order of the Appellate Division on the High Court verdict on the freedom fighter quota issue.

 
Nazmul Hasan, coordinator of the anti-quota movement Dhaka College unit, made the announcement on Wednesday (July 10) noon.

'We have respect for the court. But we want a permanent solution. Illogical and discriminatory quota system in all grades should be abolished and a law should be passed in parliament bringing the quota for backward groups to the minimum level mentioned in the constitution. We want to go back to the reading table. The movement will continue until the demands are met.


The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has issued issued of one month on the High Court's verdict to reinstate quota system in first and second-class government jobs.

 

The full bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan passed the order on Wednesdeay (July 10).

As a result of this order, the circular issued by the government in 2018 canceling the freedom fighter quota will remain in force, the lawyers said.

According to lawyers present at the court, as a result of this order, the circular issued by the government in 2018 canceling the quota of freedom fighters remains in force.

The chief justice urged the students to return to the classroom. He said that those who are protesting, the matter is not worth appreciating. However, the verdict cannot be changed by street movement. We are also human beings, we are talking in different directions, but we have to solve the issue.

Earlier, Two students (July 9) on Tuesday filed a petition with the High Court seeking a stay on its decision to scrap the freedom fighter quota system in first and second-class government jobs.

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