Dhaka University authorities have terminated Professor Dr Morshed Hasan Khan over charges of defaming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the War of Liberation.
The decision was taken at the syndicate meeting of the university on Wednesday, Professor ASM Maksud Kamal, pro-vice-chancellor (academic) told The Business Standard.
Earlier on March 26, 2018, Morshed Hasan wrote an article for a national daily titled "Jyotirmoy Zia", where he made some remarks defaming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders accused him of distorting history and staged demonstration after the article was published.
On April 2, 2018, DU suspended Morshed Hasan and formed a five-member probe committee to investigate into the matter.