Friday, May 7, 2021
Home India Ounce of hope for Presidency Student movement

Ounce of hope for Presidency Student movement

By Swati Gilotra and Arnab Mitra

w1Kolkata: Surfing on the tides of criticism from nooks and corners of the society and struggling with the question about the nature of the students’ protest are the bottlenecks which the Presidency University has been grappling with these days. However, the silver lining in the pitch-black clouds is seemingly visible for the group of rejectionists now. On Monday, they organised a cultural convention to invite and also gain the support of erudite panelists such as lawyer Arunavo Ghosh, former Naxal leader Ashim Chatterjee, activist Miratun Nahar and professor Deboprasad Bandhopadhyay. They applauded the students for their weak long mutiny/demonstration in the university.

Lawyer Arunavo Ghosh slams VC’s act and asserted, “The VC is acting as the government’s servant. I hardly remember that in our time any VC acted in this manner. The education system of West Bengal is totally destroyed which is leading to the brain drain”.w3

 

Naxal leader Ashim Chatterjee took the conversation one step further, comparing their student movement of 1960 to the present day scenario. He said, “At our time, we painted the wall, projecting our anger with abusive slogans against the authority concerned. I am in full support with the students and I think they have not committed any mistake on this front.”

w4

The other panellists Dr Miratun Nahar and Professor Deboprasad Bandopadhyay raised their voice in support of the student movement, but contradictory to it; throughout the one hour convention, they did not waste a single word telling students to go back to the class and not to hamper their career.

w2

STAY CONNECTED

19,512FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Report: Immediate Action Is Needed To Reduce Methane Emissions

A Global Methane Assessment released on Thursday by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) showed that...

Racism In The United States Has a Long History

By- Khushi Bisht It was 1915, and India was still fighting for freedom when a man with his wife and three children chose to flee...

The Global Social And Economic Impact Of The Gambling Industry

By Rahul Rana Gambling as a form of leisure has been around since the dawn of modern civilization. It has undergone many different evolutions and...

7 Tips To Prevent Dark Spots From Body

If you are someone prone to pigmentation, then you might know the struggle of getting rid of dark spots. Recurring and stubborn dark spots...

Exploring The World’s Greatest Investors Minds

Billionaire investors. If we think of them, it's with a mixture of awe and suspicion. Clearly, they possess a kind of genius -- the...

Sumptuous Iftar’s Recipes For Evening

While many spend the holy month Ramadan fasting, part of the rituals include breaking the daily fast with an evening meal. The Park Hotels...

These Three High-Potential Stocks Could Be The Best Stocks To Invest In The Near Future

By Willa Holland Diageo Plc The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the company's global businesses: Diageo has lost revenue in markets due to lockdowns, and the fact...

5 Insane Cults Still Operating Today

BY- JAYA CHOUDHARY Strange practices and dangerous teachings have been performed by bizarre cults since the dawn of time, and our time is no different....

Recent Comments