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Students and student leaders sitting on fast for 450 days in Allahabad University campus
On Thursday, 450 days have been completed by the joint struggle committee of Allahabad University demanding restoration of the student union at the student union building. Despite this, no positive decision has been taken by the university administration and district administration. These student leaders remained on fast even in the rainy, hot and cold weather. People and office bearers of various student union organizations are also giving their support in this. Student leader Ajay Yadav Samrat, who is leading the fast, said that we are protesting in Gandhian way. The university warns the administration that we can also become Bhagat Singh. It was unanimously passed that the fast will be converted into a movement as soon as the university opens.
State President of Indian National Organization i.e. NSUI, Akhilesh Yadav said that the student union is an essential institution for the development of the entire personality. In such a situation, we are ready to make any sacrifice for its restoration. Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad’s national executive member Atendra Singh said that it is inconceivable that teachers have their own union, employees have their own union, so why is there a refrain from students’ union. On this occasion student leaders Lalit Singh, Navneet Yadav, Golu Paswan, Mubashir Haroon, Rahul Patel, Upendra Bharti, Mo Salman, Anand MP, Masood Ansari, Jalaj Yadav, Ravi Kumar, Amit Yadav, Mohd. Asfaq, Abhishek Yadav, etc. were present.
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In fact, on 29 June 2019, the then Vice-Chancellor of Allahabad University, Professor Ratan Lal Hangloo, had banned the student union election in the executive council meeting. A student leader was murdered in Sir PC Banerjee Hostel. Taking suo motu cognizance of this matter, the Allahabad High Court had reprimanded the university administration. After this, citing the recommendations of the Lyngdoh Committee, the form of the student union was changed to the student council. However, the students rejected it. This is the reason that for the first time the government of students could not be formed here.