Bengal Governor condemns assault on teachers in Kolkata college
Kolkata Jan 4 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi on Wednesday condemned the incident of agitation by the student s union in the Charuchandra College here and urged the students to show "student-like courtesy" towards the teachers.
A teacher and a non-teaching staff of the college were allegedly manhandled by the students during an agitation in the principal s chamber on Tuesday following which the college authority declared an indefinite shutdown from Wednesday.
"The students should not behave like that. They should show student-like courtesy. Their attempt to assault the teachers show that they do not have proper education " Tripathi said.
The shutdown in the college was later withdrawn after Education Minister Partha Chatterjee criticised both the parties involved in the incident.
Protesting against the removal of a security guard from the college a section of the students had agitated at the principal s chamber and gheraoed the teaching and non-teaching staff from 2 p.m. to 8.15 p.m. on Tuesday.