Replace convocation robes with traditional clothes, says RSS-backed outfit

, 10:44 AM IST

New Delhi: RSS-backed Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas run by Dinanatha Batra has urged Vice Chancellors of all universities to replace modern convocation robes with traditional clothes on lines of the decision taken by Rajasthan Governor for all state-run varsities.

After 69 years of independence, in maximum universities convocation ceremonies are conducted in a colonial atmosphere with students dressed in western robes.

“We appreciate the decision by Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh to replace the modern robes with traditional clothes, a statement by the outfit said.

We urge all Vice Chancellors to adopt the same and conduct convocation ceremonies in traditional clothes. We also request Governors of all states to intervene in this regard, it added.