NEW DELHI: To support the person who has been declared as criminal by the law and order of the country will get the financial support from his colleagues. A section of Delhi university teaching community is planning to raise fund for the Delhi University professor G.N. Saibaba to help him and his family financially.
Saibaba has been sentenced to life time imprisonment for having links with the Naxalite CPI Maoist that has been banned by the government of India earlier.
Nandita Narain president of Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) said that “his financial condition as well as his is very week some of the teachers from in and outside the campus will raise fund to support his family”.
Many teachers from all the college, faculties and departments will come forward to support Saibaba and his family both in legal matter as well as in medical condition, Narain added further.
The teachers have also planned a meeting on 11th March to decide upon the future course of action. The teaching section of DU has a ‘Defense Committee’ in 2013 comprising nearly 1,000-1,500 members, which will include members from other universities as well , who will decide upon the matter in its meeting.
To name a few Arundati Roy, Nandita Narain, Sanjay Kant (film maker) and Hany Babu teacher at Department of English, DU are members in the committee.
Defense committee was set up in 2013 after Saibaba arrested for the first time by and it has many professors, artist, and authors and so on as its member.