BJP Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta will address the gathering, sources said, adding prominent faces from minority communities such as Kazi Masum Akhtar, headmaster of Talpukur Aara High madrasa, will attend the seminar.
The university’s decision is seen as a result of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s intervention — on February 2, she had asked state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee to look into the issue.
The National Crimes Record Bureau in its report had mentioned that there was an increase in human trafficking cases in West Bengal pegging the figures as high as over 3000. The state government contradicted the figures and reported it to be 948.
In Udaynarayanur’s Saradha Charan Institution, a polling officer told The Indian Express, “The polling has been smooth since morning and polling agents of four major political parties are present here. There has been no violence here.”
“Reliance is also setting up digital service centres across the country. I am happy to announce that with the support of the state government we will launch this initiative in five districts of Bengal with immediate effect," Mukesh Ambani said.
Asserting that the film has hurt the sentiments of Hindus, right-wing outfit Hindu Jagran Manch had on December 22 submitted a letter to the regional director of the CBFC, asking the board to not certify the film if the names of the characters are not changed.
"Our workers were all set to take out our proposed bike rally after getting the Calcutta High Court order on Thursday. But TMC workers foiled our attempts by attacking our workers at several places," said state BJP president Dilip Ghosh.
In bypolls and municipal elections, TMC continued its winning streak from the 2016 Assembly polls and emerged victorious. However, the BJP emerged as the main challenger to the TMC and increased its vote share in every election.
"Today our historians are unhappy because of that. I also do not know what the future of Indian history is under these circumstances is. It is a big crime to rewrite history and distort truths. We cannot change our history as it links our past with the present and future,” Mamata said
A resident of Saiyadpur under Kaliachak Police Station in Malda district, 48-year-old Mohammad Afrazul was attacked with a axe-like weapon and later burnt alive by a person named Shambhulal Regar in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.
The matter was brought to the notice of the management after some parents pointed out that it was a crime to disclose the name of a sexual assault victim. The management sent copies of that letter which was signed by the school principal to the parents on Monday.