Nationwide bandh over coalgate

Nationwide bandh over coalgate

The Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishath has called for a nation-wide college bandh on September 4, in protest against the coalgate scam.

Talking to reporters on Monday, Parishath’s national working committee member Subbaram, State co-ordinators N Ravikumar and Jayakrishna said there would be road blockade and dharna across the country, as a mark of protest.

Counselling postponed

Bangalore University has postponed its ongoing counselling for postgraduation courses.
Counselling for commerce courses, scheduled to be held on September 4, will be put off to September 13, on the premises of Academic Staff College, due to the bandh.

The University conducted counselling for Commerce courses from ranks 1 to 900 on Monday.

RGUHS exam

Meanwhile, the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) which has scheduled exams for B Pharma, Nursing, Pharmacology and allied sciences from September 4 has decided to go ahead with the exams as per schedule.

Confirming the same, Registrar (E) Dr N S Ashok Kumar said the academic calendar has already been affected due to the exodus of north eastern students and another change to the exam schedule would hit the academic year. 

The Visvesvaraya Technological University too will conduct classes as usual.  However, the classes will be conducted as usual.

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