On the sidelines of the event, Chowdhury said Congress would support the bandh called by Left Front on September 2 against the state government.
Urging TMCP workers to show discipline and respect to the people, she said violence in educational institutions should be stopped totally.
To Mamata’s assertion that bandhs will be banned in the state, Mishra said she was talking on the same lines as the BJP government at the Centre.
The remaining eight Calcutta Football League premier division ‘A’ teams would get Rs 10 lakh each.
The gherao also throws shadow over the state-run varsity’s third convocation ceremony scheduled for later in the evening. Many of the students have called for a boycott of the convocation.
On Friday, students of Jadavpur University organised a rally from College Square in Kolkata, expressing solidarity with FTII students.
As Mamata Banerjee entered the campus to attend the inaugural ceremony of Presidency’s third convocation at Derozio Hall, she was greeted with placards and wall writing which stated that the CM was not welcome.
The CM Mamata Banerjee also allegedly ordered that they should be transferred.
Praising the Trinamool Congress government’s achievements, Mamata Banerjee said that during 2014-15, alloted funds worth 99.2 per cent have been spent by various departments.
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar Wednesday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of “ditching Muslims” by joining hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mamata said that the party’s committee, all the way down to the block level, was equally important and the responsibility of the concerned elected members.
Bandh supporters clashed with the police in front of the district land reforms office in Behrampore.
“Distribution of relief materials and reconstruction work in flood-affected districts are our top priority now,” Mamata told Opposition leaders.
Project to be part of school syllabus next year.
The project is directed to prevent child marriages in which Bengal is among the top states in India.