A student was injured in a factional clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), of Rajshahi University Engineering and Technology (RUET) unit over occupation of seats at Lt Shaheed Selim Hall on Sunday night.
The injured was identified as Al Nahian of Mechanical Engineering department under 15 series of the university and a follower of Tanvir Ahmed Abir.
Witnesses said the clash ensued following an altercation between RUET unit BCL president Naimur Rahman Nibir, general secretary Chawdhury Mahfujur Rahman Tapu and the former president candidate student Tanvir Ahmed Abir over occupying seats at Shaheed Selim Hall 8.30 pm.
At on stage, both groups attacked each other, leaving the activist Al Nahiyan injured.
The injured was admitted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) immediately.
Being informed, Provost of Shaheed Selim Hall Professor Dr Jahurul Islam rushed to the spot with police and brought the situation under control.
Tanvir Ahmed Abir denied the allegation and said; allegations are falls which were brought against him.
RUET BCL unit president Naimur Rahman Nibir alleged that most of the allotted seats of the halls were occupied by Abir and his fellows although he was an illegal student at the hall.
“We will send complain to the central BCL soon for taking punitive measure against him,” he added.