THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS ORGANISED PROTEST DHARNA AT JANTAR-MANTAR AGAINST EDUCATION BILLS AND DEMANDED REMOVAL OF RADIO COLLAR FROM THE LEGS OF INDIAN STUDENTS !
Thousands of activist of All India Students Federation came for the national level Dharna raised voice against undemocratic educational bills proposed by UPA II Govt. and inhuman act of America with Indian students.
The Dharna was presided by National President of AISF Paramjit Dhaban. The General Secretary of AISF Abhay Taksal demanded to remove radio collars from the legs of Indian students and also demanded to save public funded schools, colleges, hostels, universities and scrap Foreign University, National Commission For Higher Education and Research (N.C.H.E.R.), Education Tribunal Bills. Former M.P. and Deputy General Secretary of CPI Com. S. Sudhakar Reddy while addressing dharna emphasized that UPA II Govt. should hold public hearing on educational bills all over the country. Member of Rajyasabha Com. D. Raja strongly supported the demands of students and he appealed to students that they should agitate more and more. Thousands of students participated from all the states in this Dharna. They were holding Play cards against US Government demanding removal of radio collars from the legs of Indian Students, *Central Govt. should spend 6% of GDP on education, *Central Government should provide 100% amount for the implementation of RTE act, *Central Govt. should provide free and compulsory education for the children upto 18 years, *Withdraw all types of fees hike, *Implement S.C., S.T., O.B.C. reservation mandated by constitution of India, *Stop F.D.I. in education, *Declare democratic elections in all educational campuses and elected student bodies should be involved in decision making structure and also raised loud slogans. Specially invited Former MP Debbrata Biswas, Abani Roy, Nama Nageshwar Rao, and Former General Secretary of AISF Amarjit Kaur also addressed this Dharna. In a concluding speech AISF National President Paramjit Dhaban condemned the lathi charge on AISF activist agitating in front of American Embassy at Hyderabad and warned the Govt. that they should keep mum on American arrogance