Pressure prevailed in Sambalpur College campus after some college students ransacked the executive constructing of the varsity Tuesday demanding on-line examination of the third semester of the plus three programs of the college.
The state of affairs turned so violent that the police needed to resort to lathicharge to disperse the agitating college students. Vice-Chancellor of the varsity, Sanjiv Mittal mentioned, “At round 12 midday, we heard a excessive depth sound, as if a bomb has exploded exterior the executive constructing.
“After we went exterior to see what had occurred, we noticed that some youths have been ransacking the executive constructing. They wished to fulfill the vice-chancellor. “After I talked to them, they handed me a memorandum and mentioned that they wished the examination to be held in on-line mode. I informed them that we may talk about it within the workplace. However they refused to cooperate and continued ransacking.
“Subsequently, we knowledgeable the police. When police chased them away, they went on vandalising no matter got here on their means whereas escaping. We now have additionally lodged a criticism with the police on this regard,” the VC mentioned. The irate college students broke air coolers, desk, chairs, reception desk, and window glasses moreover many different issues of the executive constructing.
A trainer of the varsity, Biswajit Satpathy additionally sustained accidents within the incident. Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Burla, S. Sprint mentioned that college students of various schools of Bargarh district had come to the varsity. They staged protest on the premises of the varsity with none prior info. Additionally they ransacked the executive constructing and manhandled some staffs of the varsity. Police needed to chase then away.
4 agitators have been detained and the CCTV footage is being verified, he mentioned including that two platoon police forces have been deployed on the varsity to stop any untoward incident. An agitator, Ankit Sahu mentioned that he’s a pupil of Plus-III second 12 months pupil of T F Faculty in Bargarh. All our lessons have been held in on-line mode. And now when the COVID instances are rising throughout the state, the varsity authorities have issued discover that the third semester examination could be held by offline mode from April 27.
“It can put the scholars on the danger of coronavirus an infection. We wish the varsity authorities to conduct the examination by on-line mode for the protection and safety of the scholars”, he mentioned.
The Sambalpur College Academics Affiliation (SUTA) has condemned the act of violence and appealed to the mother and father and college students of the varsity to cooperate with the college administration to assist them discharge their duties unhindered.