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RU Correspondent  :
Residential students of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall at Rajshahi University (RU) are facing acute water crisis in the last few days as a water pump went out of order.
Even, it has only one operative tube well out of three that's why students have seen on queue for collection water with passing more times.
However authorities of the hall said, due to disable of water supply machine or pump near university auditorium, water are being stand stilled against demand. They said, the pump is under repairing.
In an investigation by this correspondent, it found that no water was found in hall and it was started from 8 am on Friday and water supply has not seen on the hall till filling the report around 3pm on Saturday.
Several resident students alleged that they do not get water in bathrooms and toilets for forty  hours in last couple days.
Several students alleged that life in most of the dormitories of RU has become utterly miserable during the last few days due to an acute water crisis. Many of them are facing skin diseases and water-borne diseases as supplied water is dirty, they added.
"We are now living out of water in the every 24 blocks of the four story-building that's why that one cannot complete his toilet and bath with ease," said Shawon Hasan, a student of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall.
Professor Dr Asrafuzzaman provost of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall, assured the students of solving the problems by Friday morning but, no visible action concerned the matter has yet not seen.
"Residents of female students' dormitories are also badly suffering from water problem during the last few days," Roma Rani Sarkar, a student of Rokeya hall of RU said.
Prof Dr Asrafuzzaman, provost of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall and provost council president said "I asked the hall employee to operate the water supply machine and problem will be soon immediately though our one machine is disable".
Chief engineer Sirajum Monir said, university authority did not concern them over issue and they get information concerned the matter, they would take action immediately.

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