Updated: 09 Aug 2021 18:47 STI
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Aug 9 (ANI): BJP spokesperson Pratul Shahdeo on Monday called on the state government to take appropriate action against the Dhanbad SDM for allegedly ordering a lathi charge against students protesting in Doranda near of the residence of the State Minister of Education here.
Upon learning of the lathi incident, Pratul Shahdeo sent an investigative team to Dhanbad to examine the issue of injuries sustained by the students who were protesting the issue of re-evaluating their jury exam results.
“This is highly reprehensible. It has never happened in Jharkhand that an administrative officer starts charging lathi students. Our investigation teams went there and spoke to the students. An FIR should be there. registered against the SDM and we also asked for the transfer or suspension of the SDM but the current government has not taken the necessary action, ”said BJP spokesman Pratul Shahdeo.
Against the BJP’s investigative movement, Congress said the BJP was playing politics, however, he added: “The incident of the Lathi charges is highly condemnable. There are still officers who are influenced. by the BJP and who take such reckless actions. If students have questions, their grievances should be heard by the Jharkhand Academic Council. “
On August 6, students unhappy with the results of the class 10 and class 12 jury declared by the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC), protested against the administration demanding a review of their poor performance and a review of the results of those who failed exams. . They were reportedly charged with lathi and beaten by the police on the orders of Dhanbad SDM, Pratul Shahdeo informed. (ANI)