Delhi School of Journalism has been in news since last year for all the wrong reasons.The students and political groups have been protesting against the high fees charged at DU’s newly launched Delhi School of Journalism since the time it started functioning.
Questions have been raised about lack of permanent faculty,no media lab for students and lack of classrooms to hold lectures since last month when the new session started.Students have been protesting on and off for the last one month and have been denied a meeting with Vice Chancellor and other senior authorities time and again.
The students of Delhi School of Journalism started a protest yesterday morning at Arts Faculty and sat on a hunger strike in the evening but today evening the Delhi School of Journalism saw police on campus.Delhi Police entered campus and after a few hours an official notice was released by the institution suspending eight students for disrupting classes on campus and not letting the administration to carry on their official work by blocking the entrance to the directors room.
The Proctor came and met the protesting students at 10 PM.“I have been protesting against the administration for not providing adequate facilities and charging fees worth INR 77500 because of which I was suspended today.We’ve been asked to stop the protest and the suspensions will be taken back.” said Mohammad Ali one of the suspended students.
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