POST TIME: 20 April, 2019 00:00 00 AM
RUTA gets new executive body
Correspondent, RU

RUTA gets new executive body

Prof Md Saiful Islam Faroquee from BNP-Jamaat-backed ‘white panel’ and Prof Asraful Islam Khan from Pro-Awami League ‘yellow penal’ were elected as president and general secretary respectively of the Rajshahi University Teachers Association (RUTA) for the session-2019.

The yellow panel bagged nine posts out of fifteen while its rival the BNP-Jamaat-backed white panel bagged five posts. The election was held at the teachers’ lounge of Zubery Bhawan from 9am to 5pm on Thursday.

The election commissioner and also the outgoing treasurer of immediate past RUTA committee Prof ABM Abdul Hamid declared the results with presence of the candidates at the Zubery Bhawan around 7pm on Thursday. Total 1, 130 teachers cast their votes.

The ‘yellow penal’ elected candidates are-- Prof Sayeduzzaman of accounting and information system department (vice-president), Dr Rezina Laz of zoology (treasurer), Dr Md Mozammel Hossain Bokul of mass communication and journalism department and executive members- Dr MA Shahidul Alam of  agronomy and agricultural department, Prof Azizur Rahman Shamim of Pharmacy,  Prof AKM Mahmudul Hoque of political science,  Md Kamruzzaman of Arabic and Dr Somolal Dash of computer science and engineering department.

The other elected ‘white panel’ members are- Prof Rezul Karim of  biology and molecular biology department, Prof Altaf Hossain of philosophy and Prof Shahadat Hossain of genetic engineering and biotechnology and Prof Dr Yamin Hosaain of Fisheries department.