Education centres are considered to be the abode of goddess Saraswati.But some people under the pretext of education, in a thirst to make money changes the holy premises to unholy one. Recently it has been reported that the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) study centres situated in Kamptee has turned to be the den of kharra sellers.
The study centres include Rahul Gandhi ITI, Polytechnic and Engineering College and Al Siddique English medium convent are reported to be the addas of wholesale and retail of Kharra. As per the information, the stakeholders of these centres are responsible for the menace. And the owners are defiant lot when it comes following norms of not selling kharra in schools and colleges.
As per sources, for a long time these study centres have been used for multipurpose facility and at present they have started selling Kharra, a tobacco product which is in its complete sense an illegal act.
Tahseen, one of the owners of the study centres have stated that while he has permission for the BA course from YCMOU, the other institutions are only proposed. He also alleged that a local Urdu professor who has done the conspiracy against them.
The alleged persons had been running Rahul Gandhi National and International Group of Institutions, Rahul Gandhi College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Rahul Gandhi College of Arts, Commerce, Science&Management besides the ITI, Polytechnic and engineering college at the one room structure since 2003.And ironically nearby ITI owners stated that there is no such approved ITI named ‘Rahul Gandhi’in Kamptee.
It has also been reported that these study centres are infamous for mass copying and promoting unfair practices. The YCMOU officials have been received several complaints regarding the matter and they have already started the actions on the issue.However, it seems that the owners of these institutions are not been affected with advisories issued in this matter.