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No directive downward

Cabinet secretary says, as agitation for quota reform, BCL attacks continue

News Report No directive has yet come downward from government high quarters for beginning work on quota reform, a spokesman for the administration said Monday, as agitation on the demand and attacks on the demonstrators continued. Meanwhile, Rashed Khan, joint convener of Bangladesh General Students' Rights Protection Forum, who was arrested Sunday, was remanded Monday for five days. The issue was discussed in Monday's cabinet meeting, after which Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam told reporters that the matter of quota reform was still under discussion within government's highest level. "Nothing has come down to us," he said while briefing the media following the regular cabinet meeting. Earlier in the day, groups of pro-government student activists again at...  read more>>


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