HYDERABAD: The police had been caught off guard on Wednesday when the Nationwide College students Union of India (NSUI) tried to scale the barricades and barge into Pragathi Bhavan, the residence-cum-camp workplace of chief minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao, protesting in opposition to the tentative schedule introduced by the state authorities to conduct all frequent entrance assessments together with EAMCET.
Two days after the federal government introduced the schedule, the scholar wing of the Congress celebration demanded cancellation of all entrances and closing yr exams till the pandemic is introduced beneath management. Sporting PPE kits, the NSUI members led by its state president Balmaoori Venkat stunned the police after they all of the sudden bought off a van and protested at Pragathi Bhavan. One of many protesters efficiently scaled a barricade however was taken into custody together with different members.
Although schooling minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy made it clear that exams can be carried out topic to the approval of the excessive court docket, NSUI members stated the choice to announce a tentative schedule is itself a sign of the gross neglect and insensitivity of the federal government in the direction of the well being and lives of the scholars. Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy attacked the state authorities for “not permitting anybody to lift a voice of dissent.”
“It’s anti-people to announce a tentative schedule of exams even when the case is pending in court docket,” he stated. Venkat stated the federal government can’t toy with lives of scholars. “There’s an alarming enhance in coronavirus circumstances. The federal government itself has said neighborhood unfold of the virus has began. Regardless of dad and mom expressing fears in regards to the security of their kids, the state authorities has come out with a tentative exams schedule on the pretext of following UGC tips,” he stated. Venkat lashed out on the TRS authorities for the fast unfold of Covid-19. The union has given a name for rasta roko and dharnas on Thursday in protest in opposition to arrest of its members.