Delhi, March 28: Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs from Assam today staged a protest with Dharna in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue of the Parliament of India.
The Congress MPs were protesting against the anti-women attitude of BJP-led Assam Government’s move to convert the Assam Women’s University to a technical institute.
Ripun Bora, Gaurav Gogoi, Biren Singh Engti and Sushmita Dev alleged that the BJP-led state government in Assam is following an anti-women attitude and downgrading the university to a technical institute clearly depicts it.
It may be mentioned that students across the state have been protesting against the government’s decision of converting the university to a higher institute,
Recently, Assamese students of Banaras Hindu University had also protested at the university premises extending their support to fellow students in Assam.