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- Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday fixed October 10 for hearing the government’s plea filed against the High Court (HC) order that declared the mobile court, conducted by the executive magistrates, illegal and contradictory to the Constitution. A six-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, fixed the date in the morning. Attorney general Mahbubey Alam said there is no bar to carry on mobile court till October 10. Earlier on May 11, the High Court declared illegal of the operation of mobile court by the executive magistrate. On May 14, the Chamber Judge stayed the HC order in response to an appeal filed by the government till May 18. On May 21, the SC adjourned the verdict of the High Court till July 2. The SC, on July 4, extended its earlier order for two weeks staying the High Court verdict.
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Eden College students’ protest in solidarity with DU affiliates
Students of Eden Mohila College on Saturday staged a demonstration and blocked the Mirpur-Azimpur road in Nilkhet intersection of the capital demanding the removal of the case filed against some 1,200 unnamed students of seven government colleges newly affiliated with Dhaka University (DU).
Witnesses said the students gathered at the intersection around 11am and blocked the Azimpur-Mirpur Road with banners and festoons till 1 PM.
During the blockade programme, they also staged demonstration by chanting slogans, all protesting against Thursday’s police action on the DU-affiliated college students in Shahbagh.
Traffic was disrupted near New Market-Azimpur area due to the blockade.
They also reiterated demanding the publishing of annual examination with routine and for reducing of session jam with taking of annual examinations immediately.