Monday, December 05, 2005
Briefing the media BJD leader B K Tripahi said the NDA leaders also decided to vociferously protest agianst the government's reported move to shift the National Institute of Science from Bhubaneswar to West Bengal. PTI
This blog chronicles a movement to correct an injustice and get an IISER to Odisha. In 12/2003, the then HRD minister and the president had announced 4 National Inst. of Sc.(NIS) at Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Pune and Allahabad. The 2004-05 announcements of IISERs at Pune and Kolkata overrode that. Thus ensued a successful movement to correct this injustice, especially with respect to Odisha.