TV9 News: ABVP Activists 'Fury' Against Govt Move To Permit Private Universities In Belgaum...........,
The state government moves to permit private universities and table the Karnataka State Private University (Amendment) Bill in this regard during the Belgaum session of the Assembly, has drawn flak from some corners. The Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad(ABVP) staged a protest against the move, at the Bunts Hostel Circle in Mangalore on December 3, Monday.
ABVP State Secretary Ramesh Kumar who addressed the agitators urged the government to have clear-cut guidelines for such universities if at all they are established. He also demanded that fifty per cent of the seats in such universities should be reserved for Karnataka students. Another demand was that the fees should be fixed by the government itself.
The ABVP has further made a request for a debate on the issue with various relevant parties including lecturers, experts as well as student organizations, before the government came out with a final decision.
Vinay Horatti, President of the city unit of the ABVP also spoke on the occasion.
Several ABVP activists took part in the protest which was organized as per the call given by the state unit of the Parisha