Authorities have declared all halls of Ananda Mohan College in Mymensingh closed indefinitely due to tensions between the two factions of the BCL. College principal on Saturday night. The decision was announced in a circular signed by Aman Ullah. Students have been instructed to leave the hall between Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Several students of Ananda Mohan College said in a notification issued by the Central BCL last Friday night that the committee of the government Ananda Mohan College BCL would be run as a unit of Mymensingh District BCL. A section of the college branch Chhatra League protested against the decision, while the other side supported the decision, sparking tension between the two parties.
The students also said that a section of the college branch of the BCL staged a protest in front of the college around 12pm on Friday in protest of the central BCL’s decision. At that time they demanded to run the college BCL as a part of metropolitan BCL and not Mymensingh district. They also protested in front of the college on Saturday morning demanding the same. At that time, when the leaders and activists of the district Chhatra League came face to face, tension was created. At one stage, chases and counter-chases took place between the two sides. Later on Saturday evening, ordinary students staged a sit-in in the town hall area of Mymensingh city demanding a normal environment on the college campus. Tensions between the two sides of Chhatra League were created again at night around that human chain.
In this context, the principal of Ananda Mohan College on Saturday night. All the halls were declared closed indefinitely in a circular signed by Aman Ullah. College principal. Aman Ullah told Prothom Alo, “I was forced to close the hall to avoid any untoward incident due to tension between the two sides of the BCL.” If the situation is normal, it will be reopened. ‘
Mymensingh Kotwali Model Police Station Inspector Farooq Ahmed told Prothom Alo that the police were on high alert due to tension among the students. Additional police are deployed in the college area to avoid any untoward incident.