अक्तूबर 18, 2010

Polytechnic students go on strike

Polytechnic students go on strike
Sushil Manav
Tribune News Service
Sirsa, May 18
Students of the Government Polytechnic here went on strike today against the decision of the Haryana State Board of Technical Education to conduct examinations of the 2nd semester students starting on June 5 on the subjective type pattern instead of the usual objective type.

However, the board withdrew its decision by the evening as reports of protests had been received from various institutions of the state.
The students raised slogans and held demonstration against the board.
“The board had taken despotic orders just a fortnight before the examination leaving with students no scope of preparations as per the new pattern,” said Roshan Lal Suchan, state convener of the All-India Students Federation.
Principal Sudhir Gilhotra said the board authorities had reviewed its decision after resentment among the students.He said reports of resentment from other polytechnics of the state had also reached the board authorities.
“We have just received an e-mail communication from the board in this regard and are going to notify it for the students,” he sai