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Visva-Bharati VC reaches house after 10-hour gherao

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Visva-Bharati VC reaches home after 10-hour gherao

By PTI

KOLKATA: Visva Bharati college Vice-Chancellor Prof Bidyut Chakraborty, who was gheraoed by a bit of the scholars for round 10 hours, might go away his workplace on early Thursday, an official mentioned.

Security guards took him to his official residence at round 2 am.

SFI chief SFI Somnath Sow claimed that safety guards of Chakraborty beat up the protesters and forcibly lifted the gherao.

The official of the central college, nonetheless, mentioned no power was used.

To a query, she mentioned a small group of scholars have been tenting close to the VC’s residence and the authorities have been retaining a tab on the state of affairs.

A piece of the scholars gheraoed Chakraborty at his workplace inside the campus at round 4 pm on Wednesday.

Chakraborty had alleged that the agitators “manhandled” him, however he wouldn’t succumb to their strain ways.

“All they want is to humiliate me and the teachers as I had sought to bring discipline in the academic and administrative affairs of Visva-Bharati,” the VC had asserted.

Sow mentioned the scholars submitted a constitution of calls for about methods to enhance the tutorial functioning of the establishment to the VC’s workplace 10 days again.

“As there was no response, we wanted to discuss the matter with him. But he abused us following which the gherao started,” he mentioned.

­The Visva Bharati University Faculty Association, an organisation of the lecturers, in an announcement on Thursday alleged that Prof Bidyut Chakraborty is solely chargeable for the outburst of the aggrieved college students.

“The entire Visva-Bharati community strongly supports the demonstration by the students and demands Prof Chakraborty’s resignation as the only solution to this situation,” it mentioned.

Tagore, the primary Asian Nobel Laureate, based Visva-Bharati in 1921.

It was declared a central college and an establishment of nationwide significance by an Act of Parliament in 1951.

KOLKATA: Visva Bharati college Vice-Chancellor Prof Bidyut Chakraborty, who was gheraoed by a bit of the scholars for round 10 hours, might go away his workplace on early Thursday, an official mentioned.

Security guards took him to his official residence at round 2 am.

SFI chief SFI Somnath Sow claimed that safety guards of Chakraborty beat up the protesters and forcibly lifted the gherao.

The official of the central college, nonetheless, mentioned no power was used.

To a query, she mentioned a small group of scholars have been tenting close to the VC’s residence and the authorities have been retaining a tab on the state of affairs.

A piece of the scholars gheraoed Chakraborty at his workplace inside the campus at round 4 pm on Wednesday.

Chakraborty had alleged that the agitators “manhandled” him, however he wouldn’t succumb to their strain ways.

“All they want is to humiliate me and the teachers as I had sought to bring discipline in the academic and administrative affairs of Visva-Bharati,” the VC had asserted.

Sow mentioned the scholars submitted a constitution of calls for about methods to enhance the tutorial functioning of the establishment to the VC’s workplace 10 days again.

“As there was no response, we wanted to discuss the matter with him. But he abused us following which the gherao started,” he mentioned.

­The Visva Bharati University Faculty Association, an organisation of the lecturers, in an announcement on Thursday alleged that Prof Bidyut Chakraborty is solely chargeable for the outburst of the aggrieved college students.

“The entire Visva-Bharati community strongly supports the demonstration by the students and demands Prof Chakraborty’s resignation as the only solution to this situation,” it mentioned.

Tagore, the primary Asian Nobel Laureate, based Visva-Bharati in 1921.

It was declared a central college and an establishment of nationwide significance by an Act of Parliament in 1951.