Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Dec 21: Office bearers and members of Jamshedpur Workers’ College today raised protests against the college authorities for ignoring the Union while taking decisions. They said that until new elections are held, the JWCSU would continue to remain valid at it should be respected. In this respect, the Kolhan University Vice Chancellor had made it clear that until the elections for a new committee were held, the current body would continue to be recognized. The union leaders said that until and unless the college authorities respected the union leaders and their rights, no programme would be allowed to be organized by the college.
The student union’s leaders including president Satya Pramanik, secretary Gautam Singh, University representative Sagar Ojha, Vikas Rajak and Saheb Bagti said that even after the VC’s directives, three programmes had been organized by the Jamshedpur Workers’ College authorities without consultation with or information to the union executives.
The Jamshedpur Workers’ College Students’ Union (JWCSU) leaders alleged that even after receipt[t of the VC’s directives, the College Principal SP Mallik had, on all three occasions assured that in future no programmes would be organized without consultation with the union officials. He had said that he would order the departments concerned to adhere to the VC’s directives. But the student leaders said that nothing emanated out of the Principal’s guidelines. On Monday, the college’s vocational department had organized an introduction session for the M BA students but the union ;leaders came in full strength and disrupted the preparation of the event. As a result, due to the heavy protests by the union executives, the programme could not be held.