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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(8), 1233-1237
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-8-24
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Students View Towards Religion-based Terrorism: A Study on Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU), Dinajpur, Bangladesh

Md Abdur Rashid1, , Mohammad Saifuddin Durud1, A.S.M. Mahbubur Rahman2, Sabrina Mustafiz1 and Md. Noman Amin3

1Department of Sociology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

2Department of English, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

3Department of Sociology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University, Gopalganj, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: August 24, 2018

Cite this paper:
Md Abdur Rashid, Mohammad Saifuddin Durud, A.S.M. Mahbubur Rahman, Sabrina Mustafiz and Md. Noman Amin. Students View Towards Religion-based Terrorism: A Study on Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU), Dinajpur, Bangladesh. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(8):1233-1237. doi: 10.12691/education-6-8-24

Abstract

Terrorism has now become a global issue. In the last couple of years, Bangladesh has already been faced different terrorist attacks for which the peace and harmony of the society become disrupted. Investigation after the occurrence of terrorist activities revealed that mostly students are being engaged with such kind of activities in Bangladesh. Among them mostly university students are being engaged with it. In a situation, knowing students view regarding terrorism has become a sociological issue for the country. This study is conducted among the students of HSTU. Data has been collected through surveying 90 students from different departments along with interviewing 20 students who are being selected purposively. Students have been asked several questions regarding the issues of terrorism. Students strongly opposed the modern version of religious terrorism in the name of religious goal attainment. They treated it as a threat to their student life as well as to the society and state. They suggested that building strong connection between parents and children, creating social and societal awareness, spreading religion-based education system, constructing strong constitutional provision against terrorist activities and developing the sense of multiculturalism etc. would contribute in combating such kind of terrorist activities.

Keywords:
Terrorism religion-based terrorism terrorism and students view

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