A long human-chain was formed demanding introduction of Degree and Honours Courses at Zakigonj Govt. College, Sylhet on Thursday afternoon at Zakigonj Upazila Town.
It has been learnt that various local mass, welfare, student and socio-cultural organisations formed this human-chain, with which local political organisations, business organisation local UP Chairmen and Members, Press Club expressed their solidarity with the demand. While forming and observing an hour-long human-chain, braving scorching, heat, the demonstrators demanded Degree and Honours Courses at more than 3 decades old Zakigonj Govt College which is about 90 Kilometres from Sylhet City.
It can be mentioned here that the frontier Upazila Head Quarters, just North to Karimgoonj District town of Assam, has been important in administrative point of view.
In absence of Degree and Honours Courses, the students of Zakigonj Upazila and adjacent South Kanaighat have been facing troubles in gaining higher education.