The Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) unit of Institute of Health Technology (IHT) in Rajshahi has been dissolved over an attack on the students allegedly by some of the party activists.
Rajshahi Metropolitan unit BCL committee took the decision on Wednesday night for violating discipline of the organisation, said a media release signed by its president Roki Kumar Ghosh.
A recommendation was also sent to the BCL central executive committee for suspending the IHT unit BCL president Jahidul Islam jahid, vice-presidents Mizan Ali and Foysal Hossian, general secretary Anwar Hossian Tuhin from the organisation, informed the press release.
Earlier in the day, the authorities closed the Institute of Health Technology (IHT) for an indefinite period following an attack on the students allegedly by some Chhatra League activists that left five female students injured.
The BCL men attacked the students when they went to the principal’s room for lodging complaint against extortion and harassment by BCL activists.
Rupa, 19, Naznin Aktar, 18, of Pharmacy Department, Nishat , Mohona, Afrin Sharmin and Bristy, 18, of Laboratory Department were injured in the attack.
Before the attack, some students of the institution had submitted a memorandum to the principal demanding punishment of the BCL leaders who allegedly harassed students and extort money from them.