Union Government constitutes 3-member panel to assess situation in FTII

Union Government has constituted a three member panel to assess the situation over the student protest in Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune.

The three member panel has been constituted by Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B). It will will be headed by the Registrar of Newspapers (RNI) S M Khan and  comprise of two officials from I&B Ministry.

The panel will submit its report on the situation in FTII to ministry.

Background

FTII students have been on strike for the last 69 days against the appointment of BJP member and TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of the prestigious institute. Students are alleging that Mr. Chauhan isn’t qualified to head the institute.

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