SE University teachers, non-academic staff begin boycott campaign

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 May 2006, 19:29 GMT]
Members of Teachers Union and Non-Academic Staff Union of the South Eastern University in Amparai district Tuesday morning began a boycott campaign till 5th of May condemning the attack by unidentified gunmen on the life of Mr. A.G.Hussein Ismail, Vice Chancellor of the South Eastern University on April 28 when he was on his way to his office from Addalaichchenai where is official residence is located. The vice-chancellor and his security guards escaped unhurt in that attack, sources said.

The protestors demand that the President and the education authorities should hold an inquiry into the incident.

Meanwhile about 350 members of the non-academic staff of the university is to hold a demonstration in the Oluvil premises of the South Eastern University on Wednesday (May 3) demanding the authorities concerned to bring the culprits in the shooting incident before court of law and to stop the gun culture from the university, sources said.

 

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