Thousands of students from private universities protest across country against proposed tax on tuition fees.
Syed Tashfin Chowdhury
Syed Tashfin Chowdhury is a Dhaka, Bangladesh based freelance journalist and the editor of Xtra, the weekend magazine of New Age, a leading English d... aily in Bangladesh. As a regular contributor to Al Jazeera English and VICE publications, Tashin writes features and business articles, as well as news pieces on border conflicts, Indo-Bangla relations, and workers rights among others. Tashfin also serves as a national communication consultant for the United Nations Development Programme.
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