A faction of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University went on strike from Wednesday demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Farzana Islam.
The protesters, united under the banner of 'Jahangirnagar against corruption', staged a sit-in on the campus around 5:30 am, halting vehicular movement.
Later, they also blocked the academic buildings around 7:30 am, suspending its activities on the first day of their two-day strike.
Meanwhile, a group of teachers, under the banner of 'Bangabandhu Teachers Association', formed a human chain around 11 am demanding punishment to those involved in spreading false allegation against the VC.
A faction of students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University has been seeking the ouster of Prof Farzana accusing her of corruption.