Thousands of students from the Congress student’s wing, National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), hold protests against the New Education Policy (NEP) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.
— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2021
Clash with Police:
Thousands of students from the Congress student’s wing, NSUI, had a clash with police in Bhopal today. This happened during a major protest against Madhya Pradesh’s education policies, organised by senior party leaders.
The demonstrators marched towards the residence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan despite a police lathi charge. According to the sources, students from all 52 districts of the state are taking part in the demonstration. Members of Scheduled Castes and Tribes, according to the students, are not receiving their scholarships. They also pointed out other flaws in the educational system. The police attempted to beat back the students.
However, the Batons were deployed by the police when they were unable to stop the students at the first barricade. The police attempted to beat back the students. However, the majority of them managed to elude them and go over the barricades, according to footage from the scene.
NSUI started phased agitation Save the Education, Save the Nation from districts from the first week of November. Now, NSUI representatives from across the state will gather in Bhopal to press for their demands,” said MP in charge of NSUI, Nitish Gaur.
The BJP government has slashed the scholarships of ST/SC and OBC students. Moreover, the BJP government in state and centre are privatising education creating more hurdles in way of poor students, added Gaur.
A few days back, the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) has staged a protest for the demand for online examination of RGPV students on the university campus.
The NSUI workers protested outside the RGPV examination controller’s room. Furthermore, also submitted a memorandum to the registrar of the university.