Offline Classes in Delhi University to Resume from February 17: Proctor
After the protest of the students, Delhi University has announced to start offline classes. Offline classes will start at Delhi University from February 17. University Proctor Rajni Abbi gave this information on Wednesday. In the national capital, students protested on the university campus to start offline classes.
Demonstration of students was going on for several days
Earlier, Delhi University Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh told reporters that discussions are on with the principals of colleges to start offline classes. After deliberation, notification related to the offline class will be issued. On Monday, student organizations had demonstrated throughout the day outside the VC office.
During the protest, a student had also tried to immolate himself on Tuesday. Student organizations like the Students Federation of India (SFI), All India Students Association (AISA) and Krantikari Yuva Sangathan (KYS) participated in the protest. The Krantikari Yuva Sangathan had decided to hold a protest outside the Education Ministry on Wednesday.
Offline classes starting gradually in Delhi
Offline classes are slowly starting in Delhi colleges. However, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and Jawaharlal Nehru University have started offline classes from February 7. In Delhi University, except the first year, all other classes will start. It has been told that the first year examinations are starting from March 10. Therefore, the decision on starting their offline classes will be taken later.
SFI had threatened to break the locks of the classes
Hindu College secretary and SFI leader Ankit Birpali said that you can see the frustration on the faces of the students. Birpali warned that if offline classes are not started in two days, then students will enter them by breaking the locks of the classes.
SFI claims that students and teachers' organizations have opposed online classes. 53 departments of the university have opposed the online class. Aarushi Sharma, a student of Miranda House, has said that we are not in Delhi yet to participate in the SFI's protest, but we oppose online classes.