Admin must prevent campus violence: Pranab

Last Updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 16:10

Kolkata: Union Finance Minister Pranab
Mukherjee on Suday expressed concern at the incidents of campus
violence in West Bengal, and said the state administration
must ensure that the law and order situation was kept under
control.

"Students may have differences with teachers or those
at the helm of the educational institutions, but the situation
must not be such that the teachers are manhandled or law and
order deteriorates. The administration ensure this,"

Mukherjee told a television channel in Behrampore.
A series of campus violence incidents in the state has
drawn flak from the Opposition Left Front, which accused Chief
Minister Mamata Banerjee of soft-pedalling the incidents.

Governor M K Narayanan has also expressed displeasure at
the attacks being made on college principals in different
parts of the state, and called for action against the
attackers.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 16:10
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