NLIU protest continues, students call for ouster of Director Prof SS Singh

Aditya AK November 10 2017

The protests at National Law Institute University (NLIU) Bhopal continued today, with disgruntled students calling for the resignation of Director Prof SS Singh.

NLIU students had launched their protest yesterday, highlighting the shortcomings of the administration with regard to dealing with a number of issues.

The grievances include, among other things, preferential treatment given to some students, delay in delayed publication of exam results, the faculty’s failure to complete the syllabus in some subjects, and the questionable re-evaluation policy. They are also pressing for an extension of the library timings, and the lifting of the hostel curfew.

Students camped outside the academic block into the early hours of this morning, in the hope that their demands would be met. However, the administration has thus far done next to nothing to address the issues on campus. Director SS Singh today addressed the students, to no avail.

Watch video of the Director addressing the students:

In fact, Prof Singh is now being accused of having made casteist and sexist remarks against various students of the University over the years. A statement issued by the protesting students reads,

“Multiple instances of rampant corruption, sexism, castism, moral policing, and lack of financial transparency have made the student body lose confidence in the autocratic rule that has subsisted for the past ten years.”