Staff Correspondent: Demanding that the quota system in Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) and other government jobs be reformed, the jobseekers and students of different universities and colleges went to Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to submit a memorandum yesterday.
Shahbagh Police Station Duty Officer Sub-Inspector Monsur Hossain Manik has confirmed the news.
Earlier in the day, the jobseekers and students of different universities and colleges have staged demonstrations at Shahbagh intersection in the capital yesterday, demanding reformation of the quota system in government jobs.
Hundreds of job seekers took position at Shahbagh intersection in Dhaka around 10am and staged demonstrations chanting different slogans in favour of their demand.
The job seekers also placed a five-point demand, including a reform of the quota system in the government recruitment processes.
“Later, they went to the PMO to submit their memoranda to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,” Monsur Hossain Manik added.
The duty officer also said: “The job seekers have staged their demonstration peacefully.”
As the job seekers from different parts of the capital started to gather in the area yesterday morning, scores of law enforcers were deployed there to avoid untoward incidents.