This was followed by the 38 out of 50 students of Janki Devi Memorial college
and 20 out of 25 of Keshav Mahavidyalya.
Since then, the former Delhi University professor of English, who retired as the principal of Janki Devi Memorial College
, has translated Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Srikanta and Sunil Gangopadhyay's Sei Samai (Those Days) and Prothom Alo (First Light) and won a Sahitya Akademi Award.
" On February 19, I was crossing Janki Devi Memorial College
when I saw this 25- year- old boy forcefully pushing a visually impaired girl into an autorickshaw.
If we are keen to be part of a society, we have to compromise on our studies." Namrata Bangar, former union coordinator at Janki Devi Memorial College
( JDMC) said, " The participants have to cope with their studies and practice for the upcoming events simultaneously.
The participating colleges include Bharti College, Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, Hindu College, Indraprastha College for Women, Janki Devi Memorial College
, Kamala Nehru College, Kirorimal College, LSR College, Maharaja Agrasen College, Miranda House, Rajdhani College, Satywati College ( Morning & Evening), Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Shivaji College, Shyam Lal College, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College, Swami Shraddhanand College, Vivekanand College, Zakir Husain Delhi College ( Morning & Evening).
Chakravarti, who has been the principal of the Janki Devi Memorial College
for Women for ten years, would know.