Update September 9, 2015

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Students besiege Rampura road in the city

Sumel Sarker

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Students besiege Rampura road in the city

09 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: Students of East-West University besieged the Malibagh-Rampura-Badda road in city protesting the newly imposed Value Added Tax (VAT) on private universities.

They gathered on Rampura Bridge around 2:00pm on Wednesday triggering huge traffic congestion on the road.

Gulshan Zone assistant commissioner (AC) Rafiqul Islam told  that on information law enforcers reached the spot and tried to calm the students.

Stray incidents of hurling brick-chips to police were also alleged during the besiegement that was continuing till 3:0ppm.

The university vice-chancellor was reportedly present at the agitation program.

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