Sea level along Indian coast rose by 8.5 cm in last 50 years: MoS for environment Babul Supriyo in RS
Babul Supriyo further said that the rising sea levels can exacerbate the coastal inundation along with the low lying areas during extreme events.
The AIMIM lawmaker came under attack after he demanded the reconstruction of Babri mosque, which was demolished by Hindu activists in 1992.
'I have heard some local Trinamool leaders have reacted aggressively after coming to know that I am going there. These comments are unwarranted,' Supriyo said before leaving for his tour.
Supriyo, who said on Tuesday that he had been asked by PM Modi to visit the cyclone-affected areas, claimed that the agitators were activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress.
Tanmoy Ghosh, a spokesman of the 1600-strong alumni body, on Tuesday said Dhankhar, who is also the chancellor of the university, gave them time on Wednesday afternoon.
The police declined to comment on whether those arrested were members of the ABVP.
The authorities, in a signed statement, urged "all sections of the university community" to take necessary steps so that everyone can express views without fear.
The meme has triggered outrage with many prominent personalities including poet Joy Goswami and singer Srikanto Acharya expressing shock.
The authorities will videograph events and the varsity will lodge police complaints in case of vandalism inside the campus.
Babul Supriyo had assured the student's ailing mother that no action will be taken against her son for his action.
The right-wing students' organisation took out the rally from Gariahat area in south Kolkata to protest against the September 19 attack on Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Jadavpur University campus.
Union minister Babul Supriyo was blocked on Thursday at the campus by protesters from left-wing student unions for nearly five hours and was taken out by the Governor.
The complaint named Supriyo as the "prime accused" and also identified five other ABVP members.
The Governor had described the incident of students demonstrating in front of his car on the university campus that evening as a failure on part of the state police.
The student Debanjan Ballav's ailing mother Rupali had urged Supriyo home 'with folded hands' to pardon his son as handing him over to the police would ruin his career.