Thursday, September 24, 2020
Home India Trinamool MPs to visit FTII to show solidarity with students

Trinamool MPs to visit FTII to show solidarity with students

Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be sending three party MPs to FTII Pune to express solidarity with students protesting for nearly three months against Gajendra Chauhan’s appointment as the institute’s chairman, the Trinamool Congress said on Saturday.

download (3)

Trinamool Rajya Sabha member Derek O’Brien said the delegation comprising Lok Sabha members Abhishek Banerjee and Satabdi Roy and himself would visit the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune on Monday to show solidarity with the students. Lending her support to the agitating students, Banerjee, also the Trinamool supremo, on Friday had urged the Narendra Modi-led central government to resolve the impase.

“The central government must resolve the prevailing unrest situation at FTII, Pune. They must take students and teachers into confidence. Political purpose should not stand in the way, institutions are above everything. Since I was associated with student movements in the past, I respect student movement. I support their genuine cause always, Banerjee had said on a social networking site.




Most Popular

People Avoid Masks Due to Breathing Problems: Study

When it came to non-compliance towards covering the face, breathing problems have emerged as a key reason, with 50 percent listing it in a...

Women More Vulnerable to Uncurbed Diabetes

Traditionally, women play the role of caregivers in India when it comes to families and their health. They prioritize the health of their loved...

Australia Rescuing Helpless Beached Whales

Rescuers of Australia are trying to save scores of beached whales on the shore in the state of Tasmania. Earlier this week, a pod...

Hydroponic Farm Method Making its way in India

The rows of lettuce, microgreens, and herbs that Himanshu Aggarwal and his mother grow in an enclosed room in a busy New Delhi market...

Walmart Aims for Zero Global Emissions by 2040 

U.S.-based retail giant Walmart has unveiled new initiatives to reduce its global carbon footprint while preserving the world’s natural land and sea habitats. The company...

NASA Unveils Plan to Land First Woman on the Moon in 2024

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has unveiled a plan to land the first woman on the moon in 2024. NASA Administrator Jim...

42% of Indian Workers Use Personal Devices to Access Corporate Data

As the lines between work and home life get increasingly blurred, 42 per cent of workers in India are using personal devices to access...

Karan Kundra: Drugs are the Choice of an Individual, Not of an Industry

BY ARUNDHUTI BANERJEE Popular television actors Karan Kundra and Yogita Bihani feel the constant negative narratives that are lately doing the rounds about the entertainment...

Recent Comments