Blogger templates

Monday, 23 September 2013

MIT students protest against Principal in charge

MIT students protest against Principal in charge - The Hindu var _comscore = _comscore || [];_comscore.push({ c1: "2", c2: "11398210" });(function() {var s = document.createElement("script"), el = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s.async = true;s.src = (document.location.protocol == "https:" ? "https://sb" : "http://b") + "";el.parentNode.insertBefore(s, el);})(); (function(d, s, id) {var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s); = id;js.src = "//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Follow!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); Today's Paper Archive Subscriptions RSS Feeds Site Map ePaperMobileApps Social SEARCHReturn to frontpageHome News Opinion Business Sport S & T Features Books In-depth Jobs Classifieds Shopping Bus tickets National Andhra Pradesh Karnataka Kerala Tamil Nadu Other States National» Other StatesIMPHAL,September 23, 2013 Updated: September 23, 2013 15:40 IST
MIT students protest against Principal in chargeIboyaima LaithangbamShare  ·   Comment  ·  print  ·   TOPICS education higher education
universities and colleges
teaching and learning students
Tension is running high in Manipur Institute of Technology following the firing of tear gas canisters and baton charging on Sunday night injuring 20 students and forcible eviction of the girls and boys from the hostels at the dead of night by the principal in charge Kulachandra T along with policemen he had brought. The students have been demanding removal of the principal in charge. On Sunday the students staged a sit-in protest in furtherance of their demand.

Mr. Kulachandra came in the afternoon along with policemen and one magistrate. The magistrate gave the agitating students 20 minutes to leave the campus. However the students objected saying that they should be allowed to carry on the peaceful democratic protest. After the expiry of the 20 minutes' time police pulled down the tents and slogans. When the students protested, police resorted to baton charging and firing of tear gas canisters. Most of the 20 injured students were evacuated to hospital. One student coming from Noida was also admitted to hospital.

Soon, the principal in charge ordered the boys and girls in the hostels to vacate. Police forced them to leave. Since the students coming from other states and far off rural and hill areas have nowhere to go, they somehow assembled in the outhouse of a person nearby where they stayed for the night.

Talking to reporters, the general secretary of Democratic Students' Alliance of Manipur Thoithoi Arambam said that the principal in charge had forced the students to deposit magazine fee, developmental fee, placement fee, medical test fee totalling Rs 6,800 each to his personal account. In the last five years the institute has not brought out any magazine.

Mr. Arambam further said that there is no sign of developmental works in the past few years. He said that the baton charge and firing of tear gas canisters are highly objectionable since the students are launching a peaceful democratic protest. DESAM is also demanding removal of the principal in charge.

Home Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei is not making any comment on the alleged excesses of the police in terrorising the students in this manner and eviction of the boy and girl students from other states from hostels at late night.

Keywords: Manipur Institute of Technology, Principal Incharge, Students, Payment of fees, Protest, Baton charge, Eviction

Post Comment More In: Other States | National You can now login with LI or FB and share your comments with othersPlease Wait while comments are loading...
1.  Comments will be moderated by The Hindu editorial team.
2.  Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published.
3.  Please write complete sentences. Do not type comments in all capital letters,
      or in all lower case letters, or using abbreviated text.
      (example: u cannot substitute for you, d is not 'the', n is not 'and').
4.  We may remove hyperlinks within comments.
5.  Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name, to avoid rejection.
Most PopularMost CommentedDurga Nagpal reinstated Jawan killed in Srinagar militant attack VHP yatra begins in UP Vote bank politics responsible for communal tensions: Shivraj Chouhan Jalandhar scribe killed, Pathankot district police chief injured in accident SC dismisses plea of CBI probe against Asaram Bapu Samajwadi Party leader Mohan Singh no more Vishwa Hindu Parishad set to launch another yatra Moradabad SSP suspended for beating up staff Ishrat case: CBI grills Gujarat minister
Today's PaperToday's Paper ePaperThis Day That AgeCrosswordArchiveObituaryGroup SitesThe Hindu?? ?????Business Line SportstarFrontlineThe Hindu CentreImagesClassifieds


closeRecent Article in Other States AC coach of Magadh Express gutted in fireThe first class air-conditioned coach of the New Delhi-Islampur Magadh Express was gutted in a fire on Monday morning. All the passenger... »
The Hindu:Home |News |Opinion |Business |Sport |S & T |Features |Books |In-depth |Jobs |Classifieds |Shopping |Bus tickets |
The Site:|About Us |Terms of Use |Privacy Policy |Contacts |Archive |Subscriptions |RSS Feeds |Site Map
Group Sites: The Hindu |?? ????? |Business Line |Sportstar |Frontline |The Hindu Centre |Publications |eBooks |Images |Classifieds | Comments to: Copyright© 2013, The Hindu

View the original article here

No comments:

Post a Comment