Subhankar ChowdhuryNaktala: Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday said the teacher who has accused a Trinamul student union leader of assaulting him was trying to give it a "political colour". The minister advised Calcutta University chemical engineering teacher Bhaskar Chandra Das over the phone against speaking with the media since the syndicate would meet on Thursday. You (Das) are saying the accused student is a Trinamul student leader. "But I told him I would have to attend the (Left-backed) Calcutta University Teachers' Association protest meet on the Rajabazar Science College campus on Thursday. Sankhayan Choudhury, a computer science teacher, said it seemed Chatterjee interpreted his presence at the Cuta protest meet as an attempt to play politics.
Source: The Telegraph February 14, 2018 21:00 UTC