"Deeply Pained, Aghast": 51 BHU Teachers On Citizenship Law
Friday, December 27, 2019, 7:58 AM
Over 50 faculty members of Banaras Hindu University and affiliated colleges have issued a statement condemning the controversial amendments to the citizenship law and proposed implementation of NRC. The faculty members carried out a signature campaign on Wednesday against the National Register of Citizens(NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA) and appealed to the government to rethink the long term implications of these exercises.
Education cannot have a religion: UP Deputy CM Dr Dinesh Sharma
Monday, November 25, 2019, 8:11 AM
The Banaras Hindu University is currently hogging the media headlines for appointing a Muslim professor Dr Firoz Khan to teach Sanskrit. This has infuriated the students who have been holding protests in Varanasi and other places in Uttar Pradesh claiming that a Muslim cannot teach Sanskrit. Sharma said that he will go to Varanasi and talk to the students in BHU on this subject.