Trinamool postpones its FTII solidarity visit

 The Trinamool Congress on Monday said it has postponed its delegation`s visit to FTII Pune to express solidarity with the agitating students.

IANS| Updated: Aug 24, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Monday said it has postponed its delegation`s visit to FTII Pune to express solidarity with the agitating students.

Lok Sabha members Abhishek Banerjee and Satabdi Roy and Rajya Sabha chief whip Derek O`Brien were to interact with the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students on Monday.

"Trinamool team postpones trip to meet #FTII Pune students. Hope to go later," tweeted O` Brien.

Recently, lending her support to the agitating students, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, also the Trinamool supremo, had urged the Narendra Modi-led central government to resolve the impase.

The students have been protesting for nearly three months against Gajendra Chauhan`s appointment as the institute`s chairman.