I belong to Kokrajhar and even there people have a bad impression that the place is violent so I came here thinking of the education and opportunities we get in the capital city. But things have become problematic here as well.
The incident allegedly occurred on Saturday when the security guards were trying to vacate the Communication and Information Services Centre occupied by the students to hamper registration for the winter examinations.
We see a tweet, and we retweet it. We read a message and we forward it. How many of us take a moment to consider what we are about to send across to our friends and family members?
Ghosh also shared the account of how she was attacked. I was gheraoed by at least 30 people after which we did not have any option – Ghosh
Amidst all that is happening in the educational institutions across the country, the most unheard voices is that of the concerned parents. We spoke to several parents with children who aspire to move out of their hometowns for higher education. Here’s what they say:
Educational institutions being vandalised with such impunity says so much about the growing lack of regard for learning.
Women’s safety is compromised as JNU violence breaks out. Students put up chairs and tables against doors to secure rooms
Women keep mirchi powder, stay together for self defence. Have our temples of learning have become targets of unprecedented violence in the last few months. What does this say about our respect for education? Our hope in students? And of the future of this country?