Babul Supriyo Alleges Heckling At Jadavpur University “Pulled By Hair”

Union Minister Babul Supriyo black flags and allegedly heckled by some college students at Kolkata’s Jadavpur College right now. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Chancellor of the college, reached the spot and took Mr Supriyo out of the varsity campus in his automotive.

Mr Supriyo was held up within the campus with protesting college students blocking the way in which to his automotive, information company Press Belief of India reported.

The BJP chief alleged that he was manhandled by the scholars. “I didn’t come right here to do politics. However I’m saddened by the behaviour of among the college students of the college, the way in which they’ve heckled me. They pulled me by my hair and pushed me,” he was quoted as saying by PTI.

Mr Supriyo additionally claimed that the protesting college students tried to impress him by “brazenly calling themselves Naxals”.

Mr Supriyo was visiting the college to handle a seminar organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, or ABVP, the scholars’ wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP.

He was initially stopped from coming into the campus. College students affiliated to the College students Federation of India — the scholar’s wing of the CPM — and the Left-leaning Arts School College students’ Union (AFSU) raised “Babul Supriyo Go Again” slogans. 

AFSU chief Debraj Debnath, who participated within the protest, mentioned “fascist forces” won’t be allowed on the campus.

The Asansol MP confronted protests once more on his method out, round 5 pm.


In accordance with PTI, Jadavpur College Vice Chancellor Suranjan Das tried to speak with the protesting college students, who refused to maneuver from the primary entrance of the college.

“No matter they might attempt to do, they can’t provoke me. The position of the opposition in preserving democracy alive is as necessary as that of the ruling get together, and additionally it is essential to hearken to the variations patiently,” he posted on Twitter, condemning the “stampede-like scenario”.

Governor Dhankhar has taken a “very severe view” of the incident, his press secretary informed reporters. 

“The Governor takes the incident very severely because it includes illegal detention of a Union minister and this can be a very severe reflection on the regulation and order of the state and on the conduct of the regulation implementing companies,” Raj Bhavan mentioned in an announcement.