A notice inviting people to attend the lecture to be held at 4 pm on May 18 via Zoom platform was posted on the central university's website earlier in the day.
Protestors carried placards reading "Hindu Lives Matter", "Protest Against Hindu Genocide" to draw attention to the killings that followed soon after the poll results.
In the clash of the titans where the TMC was in a straight fight with the BJP in most constituencies, the once all-powerful Left seems to have been squeezed into oblivion.
Claims the BJP would not have won even 30 seats had it not been for support from the EC
Home Minister Amit Shah was bent on winning Bengal this time.
Chandana Bauri, who followed in her husband's footsteps and joined the saffron camp around five years ago, had never imagined she would ever be called upon to represent her constituency.
The BJP pocketed just 77 seats in the just-concluded Bengal polls, with the TMC having bagged 213 constituencies.
'Not even 24 hours since I took oath as CM, central teams have started arriving': Mamata lashes out at BJP
Taking a swipe at the BJP, the CM said that the saffron party was yet to come to terms with people's mandate.
Having won their debut electoral battles, the trio are all excited about "making a difference" in their new innings.
The tally of winning seats for the saffron party in north Bengal looks "reasonable even after the overall setback", political analyst Subhomay Maitra said.
The distinction between Mamata Banerjee the leader and TMC the party evaporated into nothingness as she conquered West Bengal fighting the BJP's election war machine.
He also said his party will ensure that the entire country gets to know about the widespread violence unleashed in the state following the declaration of assembly poll results.
Though Mamata Banerjee, who had initially sought re-counting amidst allegations of illegalities in the counting procedure, has now said she will be moving the court of law on the result.
TMCs winning Tollywood brigade includes director Raj Chakraborty, actors Kanchan Mallick, Soham Chakraborty, June Malliah, and Lovely Maitra.
The two parties have whitewashed a common rival, the Congress, from its longtime strongholds of Murshidabad and Malda districts.