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Poems, Songs And Acts: Rally In Santiniketan In Support Of Amartya Sen

A rally was taken out in this university city in Bengal by intellectualists and original people on Friday against the eviction notice issued by Visva-Bharati to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

The protest also featured singing of Rabindra Nath Tagore’s songs, enumeration of Gurudev’s runes of kick and amusement of sections of dramatizations by him which reverberated with the occasion.

The rally by the rookie’ Samajik Maryada Raksha Committee’ (Social Dignity Protection Committee) was shared by intellectualists both from Santiniketan and Kolkata and locals in kick against the central university’s move.

The rallyists gathered in the morning near ‘Siksha Bhavan’ in Visva-Bharati lot, formed a mortal chain outside Sen’s hearthstone ‘Pratichi’ as a mark of support to the celebrated economist and walked in a procession singing Tagore’s songs. corridor of named plays were legislated latterly.

Literateur Swapan Kumar Ghosh, an ashramite and a former school teacher of Visva- bharati led the rally, in which well-known croaker and social activist Arindam Biswas from Kolkata also took part.

“We’re protesting against the nonstop cuts and imputations being heaped on Prof Amartya Sen and pitfalls of physical attack being issued to him by Visva Barati authorities to silence him. We’re worried and alive over this. We’ve taken to the thoroughfares moment in abhorrence of similar tactics. We’re upset,” Biswas said.

“The main intention is to silence Prof Sen so that he doesn’t speak out. Indeed the people of the near townlets have shared in the rally held in support of an preceptor. moment’s kick is a oral expression of social kick,” he said. There was no report of any disturbance from anywhere during the rally.

The central university issued an eviction notice to the economist on April 19 criminating him of “immorally enwrapping” 0.13 acres of land on the lot. It asked him to vacate the land which is part of the 1.38 acres of land of ‘Pratichi’ within May 6. The Calcutta High Court, still, put an interim stay against the order and the coming day for hail in the case at a court in Birbhum quarter was fixed on May 15.

‘Pratichi’ was built on the land leased out for 99 times to Sen’s father, Ashutosh Sen by the also Visva Bharati general clerk, Rathindranath Tagore in October 1943, the nobel laureate told the court.

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