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telegraphindia.com 07 Sep, 2021 01:45 am

Visva-Bharati: 30 teachers protest openly against VC Bidyut Chakrabarty

Visva-Bharati: 30 teachers protest openly against VC Bidyut Chakrabarty
The teachers, mostly members of Visva-Bharati University Faculty Association, protested silently for around a half-hour near the Santiniketan post office

Visva-Bharati: 30 teachers protest openly against VC The teachers, mostly members of Visva-Bharati University Faculty Association, protested silently for around a half-hour near the Santiniketan post office Bidyut Chakrabarty.Many at the varsity said the open protest by the teachers would come as a blow to Chakrabarty as the Union education ministry was purportedly annoyed with him for stopping salaries and over several other activities.The salaries were released after the intervention of the ministry,” said a senior varsity official.Dozens of teachers were suspended or terminated by the vice-chancellor himself, over the flimsiest of excuses, apparently to satisfy nothing but his ego,” said a senior varsity teacher who took part in the protest.

The teachers, mostly the members of Visva-Bharati University Faculty Association (VBUFA), protested silently for around a half-hour near the Santiniketan post office with posters in their hands, demanding investigation by the Centre against the activities of Chakrabarty, his immediate sacking, and bringing normality to the campus by revoking rustication or suspension of students and teachers.21, 02:29 AM A group of 30 Visva-Bharati teachers on Monday evening participated in an open protest, demanding the removal of vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty and vowed to be with the ongoing students’ movement.

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