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New recruitment rules, casteist comments trigger student protests

Ranchi: Students of reserved classes (SC, ST and OBC) finding out in several departments and affiliated colleges of Ranchi University on Thursday gheraoed the vice-chancellor’s place of business at Shahid Chowk campus as a part of the nationwide protests against the 13-point roster machine.
Around 100 scholars accompanied by means of contractual professors of the university raised slogans against the Supreme Court’s ruling at the implementation of the 13-point roster and prompt the lawmakers to carry again the 200-point roster machine for recruitment of teachers in universities across India.

Niranjan Mahato, a contractual instructor of Santhali language on the Ranchi University’s department of Tribal Regional Languages stated: “The new roster rules believe a college or a department as a unit against the sooner 200-point roster which took all of the university as a unit. The new 13-point roster machine leads to fewer reserved seats for us.”

“This protest was to mark our discontent with the brand new machine, that will cut back the selection of reserved seats in university recruitments. We need the previous machine of the 200-point roster again,” stated Subash Sahu, a protesting pupil.

Meanwhile, a piece of scholars of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University staged a protest outside the campus after a video, allegedly appearing some scholars making casteist slogans on campus, surfaced on social media.

Wearing placards marked ‘I'm a Brahmin. I am not a terrorist’, the scholars approached vice-chancellor S N Munda with the complaint. Shukla confident them to appear into the subject. Bhagwat Kumar, a protesting pupil leader, stated, “Several derogatory slogans have been raised all through an indication on the campus on Wednesday and some offensive graffitis have been additionally post at the wall. We met the V-C and the dean of pupil welfare (DSW)and handed over an professional complaint.”

DSW Namita Kumari stated: “We will shape a disciplinary crew and look into the problem. Action will be taken against those discovered guilty.”

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