DM Arts students launch total shutdown

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 5, 2018: Students of DM College of Arts have been ignited as chief minister Biren’s Meeyamgi Numit, people’s day opened to listen to people’s grievances fails to respond the sentiment of DM College of Arts students.

The students have been complaining to fence the college playground.

Biren Singh Meeyamgi Numit was launched on May 15 last year with the objective to bring people’s welfare by listening to their grievance on 15 of every month.

The students who has been staging sit-in at the college pressing to fence the college playground today took up total shut down of the college. The agitating student burnt down classroom furniture in front of the college’s gate.

General secretary of the DM arts student’s union, Arambam Vikash said, the college playground is maintained only during college sports meet. It has become a grazing ground. Even if the compound has a gate the animals get into the playground through the ruined walls. There have been cases of theft in the sports campus too.

We have complained in written to the education director. As there has been no reliable response from the education department we met the chief minister on Miyamgi Numit and placed the matter to him. He has assured us to examine the issue. “However, till today no official has visited the college. This proves that the state neglects our college”, he added.

The sit-in began of April 2 serving the deadline of 12 noon today demanding government order to initiate fencing. As the government fails to respond we take up total shutdown of the college, said the student leader.

The on-going construction of PG blocks should be stopped immediately until construction of playground walls is initiated, he added.

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