"Looking at the ministry's unrelenting approach and the amount of our valuable time spent, we have decided to end the strike and resume classes. However, our voices will not shut, but grow louder. The protests shall continue democratically and in the peaceful manner as they have," she an FTII student
The students, on September 26 said that they were ready to withdraw their hunger strike to pave the way for a dialogue if the Information and Broadcasting Ministry confirmed a date and venue for talks. The students are demanding Gajendra Chauhan's removal as Chairman of the government-run institute along with some other members from the FTII Society
The students of FTII claim that Gajendra Chauhan lacks credentials for the post of the chairman and that his appointment was politically motivated and they have now urged President Pranab Mukherjee along with 190 eminent filmmakers and artists to intervene and end the stalemate
FTII students have been protesting against the appointment of BJP member and actor Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of the institution. They said that Mr Chauhan lacked credentials for the post of the chairman and that his appointment was politically-motivated. On September 12, the students' strike completed 93 days
Since the past 71 days, students of FTII have been protesting against the appointment of BJP member and TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of FTII
The students raised slogans like "Yudhishtira do not teach us dharma"