Karnataka education minister on student being called 'Kasab', says teacher shouldn't have said that

Pankaj Prasad
BC Nagesh
BC Nagesh

A professor at the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) in Karnataka's Bengaluru called a Muslim student a 'terrorist' in class.

Bengaluru: The case of a professor of Manipal University calling a student 'Kasab' is gaining momentum. In this matter Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh has also given advice to the concerned professor. He said that words like Ravana and Shakuni are used almost everyday. Even we have talked like this many times in the assembly. This is not an issue. He said that but when you speak about 'Kasab', it becomes an issue. He also said that the teacher should not have said that. Along with this, he also said that now politics is being done to make it only a vote bank issue.

what is the matter

In fact, a professor at the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) in Bengaluru, Karnataka called a Muslim student a 'terrorist' in the class. After this he was suspended. A video of the incident is going viral on social media. In this, after addressing the student as a terrorist, a fierce debate is seen between the student and the professor for 45 seconds. Manipal University came under the scanner after this video went viral. After this, the university administration has also given an explanation while taking action against the professor.

what did the student say?

In a viral video on social media, when the professor called a student 'Kasab' during class, the student got annoyed and started an argument with him. In the video, the student can be heard saying that being a Muslim and facing this everyday is not strange. When the teacher replied that the student was like his son, he said no, if a father says so, it is on him. It's not funny. Would you talk to your son like this? Would you call him a terrorist? How can you say that to me in front of so many people? This is a society, you are professional and you are teaching. How can you do this? How can you say that to me?

When the teacher apologized to the student

In the viral video, the professor is seen clarifying that he said this in a joking manner. To this the student replied that 26/11 is not a joke. Being a Muslim in this country and having to deal with all this everyday is not fun, sir. You can't joke about my religion in a derogatory manner. In the same video, the professor can also be seen apologizing to the student. After the video went viral on social media, the concerned professor was suspended by the university administration. After this, the statement of the education minister of Karnataka has come to the fore.