Visva Bharati V-C writes to Modi, seeks strengthening of non-public safety
A gaggle of Visva Bharati college members on Tuesday wrote to Modi over “the deterioration of the environment and tradition” of the central college based by Rabindranath Tagore in West Bengal’s Shantiniketan
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 12:01 PM IST
Visva Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to strengthen his safety after ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Anubrata Mondol allegedly threatened him.
“That is an earnest request to you to undertake steps to keep away from untoward incidents within the campus and to make sure my bodily well-being together with members of the family,” Chakraborty wrote to Modi on March 24. He added Mondol threatened him with “dire penalties” after the continued West Bengal polls.
The calls on Mondol’s cell phone went answered and he didn’t reply to messages for feedback.
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Chakrabarty and TMC have been at loggerheads since August when a crowd allegedly comprising native residents and shopkeepers and led by ruling occasion leaders demolished two gates on the campus and broken building materials stocked to construct a wall round an open floor the place an annual honest is held.
A gaggle of Visva Bharati college members on Tuesday wrote to Modi over “the deterioration of the environment and tradition” of the central college based by Rabindranath Tagore in West Bengal’s Shantiniketan.
Modi, who’s the college’s chancellor, addressed its centenary celebration on December 24.