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Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 10:11 PM IST

FTII students, I&B to hold talks in Mumbai

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Mumbai/New Delhi : In yet another attempt to break the 109-day-long deadlock at the FTII, I and B Ministry officials and students of the prestigious institute agitating for the removal of TV star and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as its Chairman will hold talks in Mumbai.

The talks is taking place even as the students today said several leading academicians and professionals from Silicon Valley, visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his current US tour, have expressed solidarity with them, reports PTI.

Officials of the Information & Broadcasting Ministry will be holding talks with the students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who called off their relay hunger strike yesterday after the government agreed to come to the negotiating table.

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The meeting will take place at the office of the Films Division in Mumbai at 11 am tomorrow, Vikas Urs, spokesman of the FTII Students’ Association, told PTI in Mumbai. Asked if FTII students had a specific agenda for the meeting, Urs said, “There is no agenda. We want the issue to be resolved and all our cocnerns addressed.”

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Published on: Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 01:23 AM IST
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