The ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan and ‘cut cash’ that became dominant tropes inside the Lok Sabha elections this year, especially inside the political discourse of West Bengal, have now discovered a place in a query paper of a faculty. At the Akna Union High School in Hooghly district, fifty-five km from Kolkata, class 10 college students appearing for the Bengali language paper had been requested to jot down how the Jai Shri Ram slogan changed into disrupting the society and the way they go back to reduce money, alternatively, was reaping the rewards human beings. In an examination held on August five, students of the faculty were requested to jot down a ‘document for a newspaper’ on any of the 2 – ‘dangerous consequences at the society of chanting Jai Shri Ram’ or on the ‘formidable step of the authorities to prevent corruption by returning cut money.’
The apparent political overtones of the examination paper have generated a furor among BJP leaders, who lashed out at the college authorities, along with the ruling Trinamool Congress within the kingdom. Accusing the school of becoming a mouthpiece of the government, Subir Nag, president of Hooghly district organizational unit of BJP, turned into quoted as announcing, “They accuse us of saffronizing schooling, however now the people of the nation must see what they’re doing. The instructors have come to be slaves of the ruling birthday party. I don’t have phrases robust sufficient to sentence it.”
While no reliable criticism changed into lodged, the faculty decided to cancel the question. “Since the problem became objected through a section of people, we have decided to cancel these questions. If everybody tried to reply to it, the pupil would be given complete marks,” headmaster Rohit Pyne advised News18. Beyond that, Subhashus Gosh, the trainer who has set the question paper, has issued an apology, he introduced.
Recently, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee advised celebration leaders that she had obtained lawsuits of ‘reduce money’ being demanded even for the ‘Samabyathi’ scheme wherein a charge of Rs 2,000 is given to poor humans to perform the closing rites of their member of the family. A visibly indignant Mamata had stated, “You requested for Rs 2 hundred as ‘reduce cash’ for ‘Samabyathi’ scheme. Some leaders have stressed the 25 percent fee for supplying housing offers. I warned all folks that are indulged in such exercise. Some older adults are not getting old-age pensions. It is miserable. I will quickly conduct an inquiry to punish those who are indulged in such malpractice. She also expressed her displeasure over ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans in Bengal and alleged that the BJP is attempting to divide human beings on religious grounds.
Kozhikode: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Sunday started his Kerala visit to study the state of affairs in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency ravaged utilizing floods and landslides. Accompanied by Congress general secretary KC Venugopal, Gandhi arrived at the Karipur airport near right here on Sunday afternoon. He would later go to a few rain-hit places in neighboring Malappuram district, three meeting segments of which shape part of Wayanad constituency, birthday celebration assets said.
Gandhi, who gained with a file margin from the hill constituency in the April Lok Sabha elections, said at some stage in his stay, he might visit relief camps throughout Wayanad and evaluate comfort measures with country government officers. “For the following few days, I can be based in my Lok Sabha constituency, #Wayanad that has been ravaged with the aid of floods. I will be traveling comfort camps across Wayanad and reviewing remedy measures with District & State officers,” he tweeted.
Several people have up to now lost their lives in Wayanad and Malappuram districts within the monsoon fury at the same time as many are feared to lack in a primary landslide. Gandhi had said he had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the District Collector of Wayanad, and Congress employees within the nation regarding the flood situation in his constituency. This is his 2nd visit to Wayanad after the election. Earlier, he had come on a three-day thanksgiving visit while he addressed street indicates and public meetings in the constituency. Gandhi chose Wayanad as his second seat further to celebrate the stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, which he, however, lost in the 2019 polls.