Protests continue in India over the the ‘commercialisation of education’ at Allahabad University. Journalism students are disputing the introduction of a new bachelor course in media studies run by the Institute of Professional Studies.
The Times of India first reported the row between two rival departments – the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Institute of Professional Studies (IPS) – at this link.
Yesterday it reported that disruption continues:
“Even as the entire arts faculty was turned into a fortress on Thursday, the students of department of journalism and mass communication continued their ongoing protest. The students expressed their resentment through cartoons made on placards.”
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