DU to confer Bangabandhu with honorary doctorate

Dhaka University Correspondent
Published : 16:48, Dec 07, 2019 | Updated : 16:50, Dec 07, 2019

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during the 50sThe University of Dhaka will confer Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Honorary Doctor of Laws in 2020.
“The decision was taken in an academic meeting as a part of the yearlong celebration of ‘Mujib Year’ in 2020,” Vice-Chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman said during a media call on Saturday (Dec 7) on the 52nd Convocation slated for Monday (Dec 9).
Bangabandhu, who was a student of law department at the university, was expelled for organising a demonstration in 1949 on the rights of fourth grade staff.
Sixty-one years later, in 2010, the Dhaka University Syndicate rescinded the expulsion of Bangabandhu.