FTII understudies are on a strike from most recent three months, opposing the arrangement of Gajendra Chauhan as the foundation’s chairman, disregarding being a TV performing artist. When restoring procedure of arrangement is put in place, the Information and Broadcasting Secretary has been recommended by FTII students, to be the organization’s executive.
Sources told the media people and audience, “Since Saeed Mirza’s term got over a year-and-a-half ago, there has been no governing council and the director has been holding charge. We see the role of a chairman as one who will advocate the cause of the institute with the ministry. In that scenario, who better than the I&B secretary to hold charge”.
The students and ministry have held 2 gatherings with a third slated for October 7 in Mumbai. I&B secretary Sunil Arora is relied upon to go to Mumbai for the meeting.
The distinction of conclusion on the executive’s part in the FTII is the root cause of dispute between the government and students of the institution.
As per sources, the service feels that the FTII executive assumes a simple authoritative part. The understudies trust the individual holding the seat in FTII has massive force.
Such an arrangement has priority in Anwar Jamal Kidwai and SMH Burney, who held the secretary’s post in ministry and led the FTII and its representing board in the 1970s.