The normal operations of the Seth Anandram Jaipuria College started on Tuesday. Study and other officials work was commenced under strict vigilance of police. The college had shut its operation on August 24, due to the repeated student clashes.
A team from the higher education department had examined the situation in the college and reported it to the government. Later, the members of the governing body of the college held a meeting on Monday and decided to reopen the college on Tuesday.
However, the Kolkata police have received some close circuit camera (CCTV) footages from the college authority, and started to examine it thoroughly. Two groups of students started fighting in the college premises last week alleging malpractice in admission process.
Tapan Mondal, a laboratory-staff of the College, was injured during a clash with a section of students in the college campus.
The attacking students claimed that Mondal was helping few candidates illegally, after taking a hefty sum. When students went to protest against it, Mondal allegedly beat them and molested few girl students.
However, a number of police officers were seen in the college on Tuesday to ensure the safety of the students and professors. “We’ll be ready if such incident happens again. We’ll not sit idle and take disciplinary action then and there,” said Nandita Chakrabarty, acting principal of the college.
The police force on Tuesday assisted the students coming in the college premises, and helped the teachers take the classes. “Most of the students and the teachers were scared after the incident. But ensured them full safety,” said a police officer.