West Bengal: Presidency University VC holds hostage for 16 hours

by Jeremy Spirogis
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new Delhi. Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia, Vice Chancellor of Presidency University, Kolkata, West Bengal's capital, was imprisoned in his chamber for about 16 hours due to the scholars' demonstrations. These college students staged a sit-in outdoors the workplace demanding completion of restore works within the hostel on the earliest and recalling the dismissed hostel workers. Patriarch Lohia couldn’t get out because of the dharna, he was imprisoned in his chamber. The college students began their efficiency at 2 pm on Monday afternoon.

The official stated that the vice-chancellor is okay, though he’s underneath some stress attributable to being locked inside for a very long time. <! –

                 In some hostels, college students are staging a sit-in outdoors their workplace demanding early completion of restore works and reinstatement of sacked hostel workers. The college students began their efficiency at 2 pm on Monday afternoon.

'We need your complete Hindu hostel again'

The college students are demanding completion of restore work in three of the 5 wards of 130-year-old Hindu hostels with none delay and instant reinstatement of eight sacked hostel staff. Students belonging to the Independent Consolidation (IC) and SFI have been protesting with placards in hand that learn, 'We need your complete Hindu hostel again' and 'Do not take any drastic measures towards college students and workers'.

IC protester Subho Biswas stated, 'We had requested the VC for a transparent reply to her calls for … however she ran by means of the opposite door whereas we have been sitting outdoors the principle gate. When she comes again to the campus, we is not going to let her escape like this.

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