Ban Narayana And Chaitanya Junior Colleges: ABVP Demands
- ABVP alleges that more than 1,000 students committed suicides
- Police arrested ABVP leaders
HYDERABAD: Alleging that the Telangana Intermediate Board has turned into ‘Inti Board’ (Own Board), Akhila Bharathiya Vidhyarthi Parishath (ABVP) has demanded the state government to ban the corporate colleges Narayana and Chaitanya, which were turning as death dens of the students in the name of ‘Brand’ and protect the government junior colleges in the state.
ABVP has given a call for junior colleges bandh on Wednesday and made it a success across the Telangana State. They also organized huge dharna at the Intermediate Board. Speaking on this occasion, ABVP state secretary Niranjan alleged that more than 1,000 students committed suicides in the last 20 years in Narayana and Chaitanya junior colleges.
He demanded the Chief Minister ChandrashekarRao, who assured before elections that the corporate colleges would be closed in Telangana State, to tell as to why the latter was maintaining silence on this issue. Alleging that five students were committed suicides in the last one year in Narayana and Chaitanya colleges, Niranjan demanded the government to arrest the colleges’ managements,immediately. Close the colleges that were making the students’ join them excessively violating the rules and without having permissions, he demanded.
He said that 402 government junior colleges were there in Telangana State, and out of them 80 colleges were being run in schools on shift system. “It is a shame on the part of the government, and it is the best example for the inefficiency of the government,” he asserted. He lambasted the government stating that 40 colleges have no principals and there were 4,362 junior lecturer posts that were vacant. “How can the government achieve quality education without lecturers,” he asked.
Finding fault with the Telangana State government for claiming 140 crore rupees, he said the amount was released by the Centre in the name of Rural Infrastructure Development. The Funds were released by it for the development of infrastructure, he said.
Niranjan said that it was not correct on the part of the Telangana Government and alleged that the government has not even released five paisefor the sake of junior colleges.
The police arrested the ABVP leaders and shifted them to Goshamahal Stadium. ABVP City Secretary Venkat Reddy, State Joint Secretary Rajendra Prasad, other leaders – Sridhar, Srihari, Sampath, Ellaswamy, Jagan, Yadagiri, Samba, Suman, Don, Sriram, Ruthwik, Rajesh, Mahesh, Shekar, Srikanth, Sravan, Nagaraju, Surya Raghavender and others were among the arrested students. (NSS)