The ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan and ‘cut money’ that became dominant tropes within the Lok Sabha elections this year, especially in the political discourse of West Bengal, have now discovered an area in a query paper of a faculty.
At the Akna Union High School in Hooghly district, fifty-five km from Kolkata, class 10 students performing for the Bengali language paper, had been asked to write down how the Jai Shri Ram slogan was disrupting the society and how the return of cut money, then again, became reaping benefits humans.
In an examination hung on August 5, students of the college had been asked to write down a ‘report for a newspaper’ on any of the two – ‘harmful consequences at the society of chanting Jai Shri Ram’ or at the ‘ambitious step of the authorities to forestall corruption through returning reduce money.’
The obvious political overtones of the examination paper have generated furor among BJP leaders, who lashed out on the college authorities, in conjunction with the ruling Trinamool Congress in the nation.
Accusing the faculty of becoming a mouthpiece of the government, Subir Nag, president of Hooghly district organizational unit of BJP became quoted as announcing, “They accuse us of saffronizing training, however now the human beings of the kingdom must see what they’re doing. The instructors have ended up slaves of the ruling celebration. I don’t have words robust sufficient to sentence it.”
While no reliable criticism was lodged, the college determined to cancel the query. “Since the problem changed into objected by way of a phase of human beings, we have determined to cancel these two questions. If anybody tried to reply it, the scholar might take delivery of full marks,” headmaster Rohit Pyne informed News18. Beyond that, Subhashus Gosh, the teacher who has set the query paper has issued an apology, he delivered.
Recently, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed party leaders that she had received proceedings of ‘cut money’ being demanded even for ‘Samabyathi’ scheme wherein a fee of Rs 2,000 is given to terrible people to carry out the remaining rites in their member of the family.
A visibly indignant Mamata had stated, “You requested for Rs two hundred as ‘reduce money’ for ‘Samabyathi’ scheme. Some leaders are demanding 25 percent commission for offering housing grants. I warned all folks that are indulged in such practice. Some aged women aren’t getting old-age pensions. It may be very unlucky. I will soon behavior an inquiry to punish folks that are indulged in such malpractice.”
She also expressed her displeasure over ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans in Bengal and alleged the BJP is trying to divide the people on religious grounds.
Kozhikode: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Sunday started out his Kerala visit to study the state of affairs in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency ravaged via floods and landslides.
Accompanied by Congress fashionable secretary KC Venugopal, Gandhi arrived at the Karipur airport close to right here on Sunday afternoon. He would later go to some rain-hit locations in neighboring Malappuram district, 3 meeting segments of which shape part of Wayanad constituency, party sources stated.
Gandhi, who gained with a record margin from the hill constituency inside the April Lok Sabha elections, said in the course of his stay he could visit remedy camps throughout Wayanad and evaluation comfort measures with kingdom government officers.
“For the following couple of days, I could be primarily based in my Lok Sabha constituency, #Wayanad that has been ravaged through floods. I could be journeying relief camps throughout Wayanad and reviewing relief measures with District & State officials,” he tweeted.
Several human beings have up to now misplaced their lives in Wayanad and Malappuram districts in the monsoon fury while many are feared missing in a prime landslide. Gandhi had said he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the District Collector of Wayanad and Congress people in the state regarding the flood situation in his constituency.
This is his second go to Wayanad after the election. Earlier, he had come on a 3-day thanksgiving visit while he addressed avenue shows and public meetings inside the constituency.
Gandhi selected Wayanad as his second seat in addition to celebration stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, which he, but, misplaced inside the 2019 polls.