Viqarunnisa University

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Viqarunnisa University (Bengali: ভিকারুননিসা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a private University of Bangladesh. It was established in 2001. The University is situated in Bailey Road, Dhaka. Former member of the national parliament of Bangladesh and businessman Dr HBM Iqbal is the Chairman of the Viqarunnisa University Foundation. In 2002, the University Grants Commission (UGC) brought allegations of in setting up the institution against the chairman.[1] In 2003, the supreme court asked concerned authorities to reopen the university.[2] The university is named after the prominent Austrian Pakistani social worker, Viqar un Nisa Noon.

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  1. ^ Staff Correspondent (2002-11-19). "Iqbal denies land, fund transfer anomalies". The Daily Star. Archived from the original on 2007-01-20. Retrieved 2006-12-16. 
  2. ^ UNB (2003-01-14). "SC stays HC order on Viqarunnisa". The Daily Star. Archived from the original on 2007-01-20. Retrieved 2006-12-16.