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FTII Students to Meet Government Officials

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandUpdated On: August 04, 2015 12:45 pm IST
Protesting students of FTII met officials of the information and broadcasting ministry over their demand to remove institutes newly appointed Chairm
FTII Students to Meet Government Officials

Protesting students of FTII met officials of the information and broadcasting ministry over their demand to remove institutes newly appointed Chairman Gajendra Chauhan.

The ministry had invited the delegation of FTII alumnus to discuss the Gajendra Chauhan’s issue. The discussion will be going between the ministry official and the student delegation.

Earlier in the day, over 100 students of FTII protested and marched from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street in the national capital, demanding Chauhan's removal.

The students, who have been protesting for over 50 days, have also written to the information and broadcasting ministry to re-appoint a new qualified person as chairman.

The students were joined by members of several youth wings of political parties. Meanwhile, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said the government was open for discussions with the FTII students.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who visited the institute last week, had backed the students and accused the government of suppressing their demands.
-Inputs from IANS

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