Kolkata: Amidst the slogans in favour of Hindu- Muslim brotherhood, Student Federation of India (SFI) leader of Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), Aishe Ghosh on Thursday said that the BJP -RSS is afraid of students protest as everyone is aware that only students can bring revolution across the country.
Speaking at an event outside the main gate of Calcutta University (university authorities did not allow outside persons to hold any event inside the campus), Ghosh said that no one ever thought of differentiating between Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam and alleged that the BJP is forcefully trying to instill ‘communalism’ in the minds of common people of the country.
“Even when Nazi government tried to destroy the harmony of Germany, it was the students who had protest. Similarly students protest against CAA,NRC and NPR will also work wonders and the BJP led central government will have to rethink over implementation of the same.
Giving the slogan ‘Azadi’, the SFI leader also rued that she did not get permission to hold the event inside the University campus.
“Our protest and fight is against the fascist BJP government and not against any university. We thought of holding the event inside the campus so that more students could join us.”
Taking further dig at the RSS cadres for unleashing terror in JNU campus on January 5, Ghosh said that the SFI was protesting against the fees hike in several universities but the RSS workers unnecessarily attacked the students.
“The unity of India can be seen everywhere now. RSS wanted to kill Aishe and now in protest all the women of the country have hit the streets. See the hypocrisy, on one hand Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that only IIT produces best students on the other hand BJP has reduced the subsidy given to the IITs,” said the JNUSU president taking part in Jan Gan Man rally from CU to Shyambazar.
Ghosh also applauded the way Bengal is protesting against CAA, NPR and NRC.
Urging the students to unite and demonstrate more protest against the price hike and NRC, Ghosh said that until the BJP gets the real picture of the unity of the students they will not rectify their ‘evilish’ bill.
“Not just CAA and NRC, the students should also protest against the fees hike at the universities, as the price hike is taking away the right to education from many students who cannot afford to pay much, claimed the JNUSU president.
Taking part in the rally senior politburo member Biman Bose and Surya Kanta Mishra said that only the Left has the power to bring back the democracy in the state and also that when students starts protesting, it can be understood that the government in power will face a turbulent situation in future.