Amidst JNU Row, IIT-Guwahati Erupts in Protest Against VC
GUWAHATI: Amidst protest of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students which rocked the capital city, a fire raises far away from the power centre in Guwahati.
IIT- Guwahati students has carried a silent candle march vigil protest for one of the professor who they alleged the administration is targeting for blowing a whistle in the illegal activities of higher ups in the institution including the vice chancellor.
Talking to G Plus one of the student of IIT-G on the condition of anonymity that despite having all the facilities in the campus our VC dines in 5 Star hotels. It is a blatant waste of institution fund which should be used for the welfare of the students.
Reportedly hundreds of students joined the cause in a peaceful non-violent manner to extend support to Dr. Brijesh Rai.
It is to be mentioned that research scholars have now made a social media page, "I Support Dr. Brijesh Kumar Rai" to oppose injustice and oppose corruption.
"Since I have joined the PhD program, I, myself have faced severe harassment. If it was not Dr. Brijersh Rai, I would also have compromised and therefore I would have living an undignified life.
Thanks to Dr. Rai that I have learnt my “rights” and I, now, know that my constitution gives me the “right to live with dignity”." said a research scholar of IIT-Guwahati.
In a YouTube video uploaded by a research student at IIT G, Vikrant Singh, Rai alleges that there have been corruption in various cases and also in terms of staff selection.
“In one year, about 50 people were illegally employed”, he alleged in the video.