Bihar college students sitting on starvation strike, CM Nitish requires withdrawal from quota

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Students of Bihar are trapped in Kota, Rajasthan attributable to Corona virus lockdown. Now these college students have began a starvation strike to return house. He has appealed to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to ship buses to his house. He mentioned that college students from many different states have left their houses from right here, so preparations ought to be made to take us from right here additionally. However, the Bihar authorities has already clarified that it’s not attainable to usher in college students from the quota.

Around 18,000 teaching college students caught in Kota have returned to their houses as a result of lockdown. After the lockdown was introduced, round 40,000 college students taking teaching for medical (NEET) and engineering entrance (JEE) examinations had been caught within the quota. <! –

                 So far, about 18,000 college students from 5 states and union territories have gone to their respective houses. They embody about 12 thousand 500 in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, 2800 in Madhya Pradesh, 350 in Gujarat and 50 kids in Dadra-Nagar Haveli. Similarly, 2200 kids of different districts of Kota division have additionally been introduced safely to their houses.

At the identical time, no steps have been taken by the Nitish Kumar authorities to recall the scholars of Bihar finding out in Kota. Bihar Chief Secretary Deepak Kamar had mentioned in a reply on Monday that it’s not attainable to carry the youngsters again to Bihar from the quota. Not solely this, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his displeasure on the resolution to withdraw college students from the quota. Nitish Kumar had termed the sending of scholars by buses from states as a violation of lockdown. He had mentioned that if such steps had been taken, then lockdown wouldn’t be needed.

Even although Chief Minister Nitish Kumar doesn’t appear to conform to recall the scholars of Kota from Bihar, however after the elimination of his college students from the quota by the federal government of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and lots of different states, the CM of Bihar Pressure has additionally elevated on Nitish Kumar. Not solely this, now the scholars of Bihar have sat on starvation strike in Kota, with this, they’ve as soon as once more appealed to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to rearrange buses to take them again house.

About 40 thousand teaching college students had been caught within the quota because the lockdown was introduced. According to an official assertion, about 11,000 kids are nonetheless current in Bihar, three thousand in Jharkhand, 2500-2500 kids in West Bengal and Chhattisgarh, 1800 in Maharashtra and about 1000 in Odisha. Discussions are being held for the protected return of kids from Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed that the states whose kids are presently in Kota also needs to cooperate with the state authorities to take them to their households on humanitarian grounds.
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