Jharsuguda: Around hundreds of students of Laxmi Narayan College, on Wednesday have sat on an indefinite strike in demand for transferring of land to the College.
As per the press note given by the Students Union, Laxmi Narayan College was established in the year 1969, inaugurated by then Governor Late A.N. Khosla for providing better education in this area. The College started functioning in the third hostel of Jharsuguda Engineering College, which come under the Department of Industries on agreement of rental of Rs. 4530. But due to paucity of funds the college had not paid the due rent.
Meanwhile several meetings took place since then for transferring of this land from Dept. of Industries to Department of Education, but still then nothing happened.
Recently, a letter from the joint Secretary of Government of Higher Education had stated to pay the arrear rents Approx Rs. 82, 22,190 and vacate the land building for the use of Jharsuguda Engineering School.
“We had given a memorandum was handed over to the Chief Minister, Education Minister and Collector to do the needful and transfer of the land and Building in the name of L.N. College but still nothing happen so we have resort to the indefinite Strike till our demands are fulfilled.” Said Lalmohan Ramdas , President Students Union , L.N. College.