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BHU Prof Links ‘Incapability of Doctors’ With ‘Ambedkar’s structure’, Students File Complaint

Dean of social science school and professor of political science at Banaras Hindu University, Koushal Kumar Mishra in a now-deleted Facebook put up stated that in India one doesn’t change into a physician due to one’s functionality however due to “BR Ambedkar’s Constitution”. The social media put up has drawn flak from SC, ST group. A scholar physique representing SC, ST, OBC group has filed a grievance in opposition to the professor’s remark with district administration in addition to University administration.

Mishra wrote on a Facebook put up on May 13, “W.H.O. stated that in India 60% medical doctors are incapable, now who’s going to inform them, on this nation one doesn’t change into a physician as a result of he/she is succesful. Here one turns into a physician due to BR Ambedkar’s Constitution.”

In the letter addressed to SO, Lanka police station, Chandan Sagar, president of SC/ST Students’ Program Organizing Committee and secretary OBC/SC/ST/MT Sangharsh Committee (BHU) known as the put up “derogatory feedback” in opposition to BR Ambedkar.

The letter additional stated, the put up on social media was written “with an goal to insult BR Ambedkar. With his message, he was attempting to say that due to Babasaheb 60% of Indian medical doctors are incapable, which is a false declare. By taking the identify of BR Ambedkar, the college has tried to assault SC/STs who enter larger training by constitutionally mandated reservations. The message creates unwell emotions and caste discrimination in society. We request you to think about the applying and file an FIR.”

Screenshot of professor’s put up

Students connected the screenshot within the grievance given to the police. While the professor couldn’t be reached. The public relations officer (PRO) BHU Rajesh Singh stated, “His comments on social media are his personal views, they do not represent the university. The university is committed to the constitution and BR Ambedkar.”

Sagar, a analysis scholar on the varsity advised, “This is not the first time that KK Mishra has made mischievous comments on social media. What is shocking is that a person with this understanding of social justice is the senior faculty, dean of political science. We have written to the university and to the police to take this complaint seriously.”

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