Ludhiana, October 16
The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, Punjab, held a press conference regarding the post-matric scholarship scam at Khanna on Friday. They demanded an immediate and impartial enquiry against Social Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot.
At the district levels, the ABVP submitted a memorandum to the Governor and the Chief Minister via. the district administration and demanded Minister’s resignation.
Chiranshu Rattan, state secretary, ABVP, said the scam was of around Rs 64 crores. He added that this scheme is actually a platform provided to the students belonging to schedule caste category in order to have a quality education irrespective of their backgrounds where they came from.
He said that anti dalit and anti education face of this government is crystal clear by this particular scam as they do not want the SC students to get good education and have a better future, they just want them uneducated and use them just like their vote bank.
The ABVP would conduct press conferences, protests and processions in each district and on October 20, a state level protest in Chandigarh against the government. — TNS
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