Students of MU’s Social Work department seek justice
KANGPOKPI | Sept 4 : While seeking justice over the non-declaration of their 5th semester examination, 2017 results till date, students of Bachelor of Social Work 2015-2018 Batch in Manipur University (MU) have served a 24-hour ultimatum to the authority concerned for response over the matter.
The students’ community alleged that many students intending to pursue higher education in various colleges across the country were denied admission and opportunities due to non-declaration of results. They further condemned the alleged irresponsible act of the authorities concerned for failing to declare the results even after nine months of the conduct of examinations.
The non-declaration of results has caused so much of confusion and discouragement towards the student’s community which is not expected from any educational settings, the students added.
While showing appreciation to the University for the positive gesture shown in declaring the results of 6th semester examination of Economics, History, Sociology, Political Science, Education, English, Commerce, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology which was conducted in May, 2018 without much delay after 85 days of shut down, the students of Social Work Department demanded the reasons for the non-declaration of reasons till date for the said department.
The students’ community also demanded collective explanation over the irresponsible attitude and behaviour on the part of the University officials while alleging that the step motherly treatment meted out towards the department by the University is all about negligence and carelessness of the authorities concerned which is condemnable and uncalled for from any education institutions.
It further alleged that such discrimination was not the first time the department had witnessed but it (Department of Social Work) has been over looked continuously by the authorities since its inception.
The students also made an appeal to the authorities concerned to take the matter seriously so as to avoid any further inconveniences since it is affecting the future aspirations of all the Social Work students in different colleges under MU.
Seeking immediate response to the demand forwarded by the students of Social Work from the authority concerned within 24 hours, the students additionally warned that if it fails to receive positive response from the University authority within the stipulated time, stern actions will be initiated.
The student’s community also made an appeal to all the citizens, CVOs and students association of the state to support them in their cry for justice and stand together to help them out from the unacceptable situation.
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