Imphal, June 3: Coordinating Committee of Colleges Students’ Union Manipur (COCOCSUM) has appealed to all the clubs, organisations, civil society, students’ body and concern group to relax any form of agitation demanding implementation of ILPS in the state for the college students who are appearing in the ongoing college semester exams.
Speaking to media persons at the GP Women’s College, COCOCSUM convener Longjam Nilakanta said that many college students have been facing severe hardship in appearing their college semester exams due to road blockade during the ongoing demands for the implementation of ILPS in the state. Despite showing their identity proof many students were forbidden to pass through the block roads which force them to drop the very day exam, he added.
Longjam Nilakanta also said that semester exams of colleges in hill districts are conducted routinely without any disturbances; likewise valley colleges should also have the same.
Demanding for free education in the state, Longjam Nilakanta appealed to all the concern not to give any hurdle to the students who are appearing the exam. Meanwhile, 4th semester exams for colleges is going to begin from tomorrow, he added.
Longjam Nilakanta further said that COCOCSUM have been supporting the demands for implementation of ILPS in the state and will continue to do so until the act have been implemented in the state. Captured students must be release without any condition by the concern department.
Showing disappoint over the using of students as a weapon in any agitation, lock down of colleges, disturbance during the rush hour of college exams form summation is very unfortunate for the students and appeal not to repeat in the future, he added.