Students union threatens to impose shutdown in Bishnupur district

Bishnupur students union have decided to impose a total shutdown in the district from September 3 if the state government failed to allot teachers for the college by September 2.


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Discontent with the alleged transfer of a teacher from Chanambam Ibomcha (CI) College Bishnupur, and the non-joining of two teachers posted at the same institution, its students union with support from Bishnupur district civil bodies have decided to impose a total shutdown in the district from September 3 if the state government fails to allot teachers for the College by September 2.

A release issued by CI College Students Union on Tuesday claimed that A Sila Devi, a Botany teacher from Thambal Marik College and N IBemcha Devi, a geography teacher from Biramangol College were posted at CI College but yet to join the college till date.

The release stated that Bhabananda Singh Takhellambam who is the sole teacher of its History department was transferred to Modern College Porompat but no other teachers have been provided to replace him. 

The union also claimed that there is only one teacher in the Geography department. However, the teacher is also a utilised teacher from Oriental College.

The students union had raised the issue through the media on August 10, 12 and 25. However, it is unfortunate that the state government has not taken up any steps, it added.

First Published:Aug. 31, 2021, 8:45 p.m.

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