Thousands of National Students Union of India (NSUI) members led by state president Akash Sharma staged a dharna at Raj Bhawan and attempted to gherao it, pushing for their five-point demands. NSUI national president Neeraj Kundan, who is on two-day tour to Chhattisgarh, and national general secretary Vishal Choudhary were present on the occasion.
Earlier, NSUI workers took out a foot match from Congress state office ‘Rajiv Bhawan’ to the Raj Bhawan amidst shouting slogan against central government. The five-point demands of NSUI include The NUSI’s five-point demands include opening of a campus of Amarkantak Adivasi Vishwavidyalaya in Chhattisgarh, regional office of CBSE and UGC in Chhattisgarh, withdrawal of three farm laws of central government, Sainik School at divisional level and set up of new Kendriya Vidyalaya for Chhattisgarh.
Addressing the NSUI members at Raj Bhawan, Kundan said that ever since the Congress government has come to Chhattisgarh, it is seen that the Center is adopting a double standard with the students of Chhattisgarh and with the government of Chhattisgarh.
They submitted a memorandum to the Governor demanding justice for the students of Chhattisgarh.
“If our demands are not met then we will take this movement to Delhi,” he said.
State President Sharma said Kundan and thousands of workers with have reached the Raj Bhavan today gherao the Raj Bhavan to push for their demands.
Parliamentary Secretary Raipur West MLA Vikas Upadhyay, MLA Devendra Yadav, former National General Secretary Nikhil Dwivedi were present along with the students
NSUI State Vice President Bhavesh Shukla, Komal Agarwal, Rakesh Pandey General Secretary Neeraj Pandey, Aditya Bhagat, Prateek Singh State Secretary Honey Bagga, Hemant Pal, Arunesh Mishra, Akhtar Ali, Shaan Saifi, Vivek Yadu, Yogesh Sahu, Lucky Mishra, District President Amit Sharma, Tushar Guha, Spokesperson Saurav Sonkar, Social Media Chairman Arpit Parganiha District President Aditya Singh, Tani Chhabra, Ranjit Singh, District Executive President Vinod Kashyap, Babbi Sonkar among other NSUI members participated in the demonstration.