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KATHMANDU-Disturbance with the Monsoon

LUCKNOW Policing Education? DISORDER and throats have not been uncommon practice during examinations in the past. But when, on May 9, as a sequel to a physical assault on an invigilator by an examinee, the Luck now University Teachers' Association decided that the teachers would boycott invigilation because it had degenerated into a problem of law and order and had ceased to be pure academic duty, a new dimension was added to educational unrest in the country. The boycott continued for four days, and the teachers resumed work only after the Vice-Chancellor, in a written letter to the Association, and Government on the floor of the Mouse, had assured the teachers that adequate protection would be given to them and that the guilty students would be firmly dealt with. The preceding violence was looked upon as a culmination of the authorities' negligence in maintaining discipline. A section of student leaders had obviously begun to feel that tactics of threat, intimidation, and terrorism, would work to get almost anybody who applied for admission admitted

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