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College Trust Cancels Jignesh Mevani Event; Principal Quits in Protest

NYOOOZ 2019-02-11 21:28:26

College Trust Cancels Jignesh Mevani Event; Principal Quits in Protest


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"The trustees decided not to offer the hall for the event after getting scared from the threats issued by these student leaders.
The trustees denied access to the auditorium, located on the campus, due to which the event had to be cancelled.
"Because of threat calls made by BJP goons, trustees of HK Arts college, Ahmedabad I graduated from cancelled the annual function where I was invited as chief guest.
I do not think that inviting Mevani was a wrong decision," he said.
The trustees had compromised on the freedom of expression, he added.Shah said his decision to invite Mevani was not wrong as leaders from different political parties have been invited to earlier events in the college.