In a unique protest the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad members burst cracker inside the MSU campus with demand for 50 per cent reduction in syllabus of Commerce and Arts faculty.
The incident shocked everyone as the students also had heated arguments with the security after they approached the university authorities with their demands.
Due to the Corona pandemic, online education was provided to students by the university. However as per students the full syllabus is not covered though this medium. Hence there has been a demand for a 50 per cent reduction in syllabus in the Arts Faculty and Commerce Faculty for some time now. After written as well as oral representations were made by the ABVP for reduction is syllabus is yet to addressed by the authorities.
On Thursday the ABVP students arrived at the head office and to everyone’s surprise burst cracker on the way to the building. However there was a confrontation between students and the security as the gate was closed.
The students shouted various slogans also written on posters, regarding reduction in syllabus and calling the VC outside the head office. As the protest took the aggressive turn the university security tried to stop them and a scuffle broke out between the guards and students.
ABVP student leaders said that for the last some time they are silently protesting with a demand in 50% reduction of syllabus in Faculty of Commerce and Arts. But with no action from the university they burst cracker to wake up the authorities. After today’s program if their demand is not accepted by the university authorities, there will be a fierce agitation in the coming days.