Kolkata, Sep 4: Expressing solidarity with three expelled college students of Visva Bharati, the Trinamool Congress college students’ wing on Saturday took out a rally in Santiniketan space in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. Round 1,000 members of Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad rallied from Dak Bungalow extra, handed by the Poush Mela floor and reached a spot, 50 metres away from one of many gates of the central college as per the path of the Calcutta Excessive Court docket. They shouted slogans towards Vice-Chancellor Prof Bidyut Chakraborty and demanded withdrawal of the discover associated to the rustication of three college students. The Calcutta Excessive Court docket, in an interim order on Friday, directed that standard functioning be restored at Visva-Bharati with no demonstration anyplace inside 50 metres of the institute, as protest outdoors the vice chancellor’s residence over rustication of three college students was persevering with. TMCP chief Meenakshi Bhattacharya mentioned, “VC ought to instantly resign. We would like democracy to be restored in Visva Bharati. He’s gagging the voice of those that against his concepts.” TMC Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal mentioned there might be extra agitation towards VC if he doesn’t revoke the expulsion discover.
The protesting college students continued their sit-in, 50 metres away from the doorway of the institute, throughout the day.
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