Unmukt Chand’s rise in cricket has coincided with an academic low given the controversy surrounding his stint as a student at St Stephens College. While the row involving the cricketer and college management has ebbed for now, it has ignited a fresh debate among youth on whether to focus on studies or sports?
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today requested St Stephens College Principal Walson Thampu to use his discretionary powers to ensure that junior cricketer Unmukt Chand, the captain of U-19 World Cup winning team, does not lose an academic year due to low attendance.
Prestigious St Stephens College
on Friday plunged into a controversy with Congress MP and alumni
Sandeep Dikshit accusing it of being run like a "private
property", a charge vehemently denied by the 130-year-old