IMPHAL, July 8: Student of the education department, Manipur University today staged a sit in protest at the waiting shed of the university campus demanding the declaration of results to semester examinations conducted in 2013.
Altogether 36 students of education department including MUSU Revival Demand Committee members also taken part in today’s protest.
The protestor also submitted a memorandum containing charter of demands to the Vice Chancellor of the University to fulfil it before July 13, 2014 failing which it warned to launch series of agitation with support from MUSU revival demand committee.
Speaking to media persons on the sideline of the protest, R Frankie Marim, a core member of the agitating students revealed that since the last five years the semester exam of Education department failed to declare the results in time resulting in deprivation of educational courses like orientation programme, seminars, presentations etc. the requirement for master degree.
Despite having submitted numbers of memorandum in this connection the authority concerned remained indifferent, asserted Frankie.
MUSU Revival Demand Committee convenor, Th Suresh said that despite being converted to central university the MU authority is being reckless jeopardising the future of the students adding that he blame the examination controller of the department concerned, Ibotombi Singh and Asst Professor cum Head of the Department of Education Dr N Leiran, for the negligence.
Meanwhile, in the memorandum the students demanded to declare every semester examination on time, recruitment of more faculty members in the department on merit basis, punctuality of faculty members in the department etc.