Wednesday, March 9, 2016
JNU TEACHERS ASSOCIATION OPPOSES INSTALLATION OF ARMY HOARDING IN THE CAMPUS
New Delhi, Mar 1: The JNU Teachers Association not to allow Indian Army unipole hoarding proposed to be erected at the campus. A Professor of the JNU speaking to OneIndia said the JNU community as a whole deplore the very act of war and any move of sensationalising the war inside the campus will not be entertained. Jawaharlal Nehru University There was a proposal last year sent by the Directorate of Integrated headquarter of Ministry (Army) to erect a unipole hoarding at the JNU to inform avenues open for the recruitment in the Indian Army, apart from sign of motivation. [JNU: ABVP now stresses on unipole hoarding of Indian Army proposed to be erected at campus] However, on Feb 29, 2016, yesterday, the JNU Students’ Union Joint Secretary Saurabh Kumar Sharma, also the member of ABVP has send a letter to the Vice Chancellor of the JNU requesting to know the status of the Army unipole hoarding. Saurabh Kumar has asked the VC, ” I want to know at what ground it has not been erected till today? He has also requested the VC to consider the matter with seriousness. It could be observed that after JNU row erupted, the ABVP now stressing on installing a hoarding related to Indian Army in the campus. The Professor of the JNU reacting to the fresh development said, large section of the JNU is opposed to the idea of sensationalising wars, be it any where in the world. “We know this ongoing effort to install the hoarding and we are opposed to the idea.” The Professor added that the JNU teachers association will not allow Indian Army hoarding to be erected in the campus.
(Source- OneIndia News)