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  • Petitioning Dr. Manmohan SIngh

This petition will be delivered to:

PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
Dr. Manmohan SIngh
Minister of Human Resource and Development
Mr.Pallam Raju
Chairperson, UPA
Mrs. Sonia Gandhi
Chancellor, Delhi University
Hamid Ansari
Hon'ble President of India
Mr. Pranab Mukherjee

Roll Back FYUP at Delhi University #PresidentMustIntervene

    1. Mallika Taneja
    2. Petition by

      Mallika Taneja

      India

The university is being viewed as a machine for generating job-ready graduates, without due emphasis on education as development of critical thinking. The Four Year Undergraduate Programme is being imposed in a thoroughly undemocratic fashion. Contrary to the claims made by the Vice Chancellor of Delhi University, this move is not in the interest of students and the university is not equipped to infrastructurally undertake a shift of this degree. We urge Hon'ble President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, who is also the Visitor of Delhi University, to intervene and stop this hasty implementation of the FYUP. We invite everyone to join us and sign this petition, even those who are non alumni.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. NDTV - The Social Network:As Delhi University rushes with its proposed 4

      tamseel hussain
      Petition organiser

      As Delhi University 'rushes' with its proposed 4 year programme, around 4,000 alumni and eminent intellectuals petition the President of India to get the FYUP stalled. Here's the brief debate if the university used consensus or coercion to implement the course...

      http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/the-social-network/delhi-university-4-yr-course-autonomous-or-unaccountable/278112

    2. Delhi Police detains protesters

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      3rd June. 6 pm. India Gate. Delhi Police snatches placards from peaceful protesters, disrupts the peaceful candle light demonstration, manhandles protesters, throws them into DTC busses and takes them away to the Parliament Street police station. At the station, one policeman tells us that India Gate was under Section 144 from the previous night. What is this government afraid of that it needs to prevent all forms of dissent? When there is no place for a peaceful demonstration in a democracy, there is real trouble.
      SHAME on this government. SHAME.

      SHare this petition. Spread the word. Lets go to 10,000 I say!

    3. Reached 3,000 signatures
    4. 3400 and counting... Join us at INDIA GATE tomorrow evening at 6pm !

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      India Gate. 6 pm. Torchlight Protest. Its VERY important to show numbers on ground. Please come. And support.

    5. TOI:Net petition against four-year undergraduate programme stirs debate

      tamseel hussain
      Petition organiser

      NEW DELHI: Joining in the protests that the introduction of the four-year undergraduate programme in Delhi University has sparked off is an online petition going viral on various social networking sites.

      The online petition, which was posted on the portal change.org barely a week ago, had an incredible 2,758 supporters by Thursday evening all demanding 'roll back FYUP at DU'.
      http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Net-petition-against-four-year-undergraduate-programme-stirs-debate/articleshow/20358358.cms

    6. Reached 2,000 signatures
    7. We got it!

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      We got 2000! So can we get 500 more today?

    8. Today's target

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      Let's get to 2000 today.

    9. Who says Mondays gives you the blues?

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      We made it to 1100 today. Still a while to go. But great momentum today.
      Still need your help. Stay with us. Talk. Tweet. Debate. Discuss. Get more to sign.

      Thank you !

    10. Twitter!

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      We live and learn!

      Please do not use the #RollBackFYUPatDU anymore. Instead use #SaveDU

      And congrats on crossing a thousand signatures!!!!

    11. Reached 1,000 signatures
    12. Twitter!

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      Let's make this trend!

      #RollBackFYUPatDU

    13. 850 signatures and counting!

      Mallika Taneja
      Petition organiser

      Thank you all for your support. We have now crossed the 850 mark. However, we have a long long way to go to reach 5000. We also need to get to this mark as soon as possible. I request you all to share this petition with others. If everyone makes sure at least 5 more people sign this petition, we can get there. This is OUR fight. Let's do this together.

      Please circulate the video that we have posted widely. Its educated many people and changed many minds. Are you on Twitter? Tweet about this too!

      Looking forward to your continued support!

      With all our warmest wishes,

      Mallika Taneja
      Nakul Sawhney
      Neha Dixit
      Kapil Madaan
      Adil Quereshi
      Saikat Ghosh

    14. Reached 750 signatures

    Supporters

    @MiraPagliNair

    May 31, 2013

    Any university must teach you to question. We don't need more scholars in the marketplace. https://t.co/45PmWTGCs2

    Mira Nair
    38.6k followers

    @irfhabib

    May 30, 2013

    Roll Back FYUP at Delhi University #PresidentMustIntervene https://t.co/XLF29dQqCD via @change

    S Irfan Habib
    10.5k followers

    @khurafatinitin

    May 29, 2013

    My Mentor Keval Arora Sir has asked you to click sweets ! Where ? Here : http://t.co/AN89CdQI68 #SaveDU

    Khurafati Nitin
    33.8k followers

    @aliabbaszafar

    May 27, 2013

    For everyone who went to Delhi University. Please read and sigh @kabirkhankk @minimathur @sandymridul http://t.co/Xu2RyUIc1v

    ali abbas zafar
    6.76k followers

    @Actor_Siddharth

    May 28, 2013

    Spread the word so this petition reaches the maximum no. of people. It’s very important for Delhi university. Please. http://t.co/QYWFqJa9Tc

    Siddharth
    773k followers

    Reasons for signing

    • ABHISHEK KUMAR DELHI, INDIA
      • 17 days ago

      this fyup is wasting one year of students. and in fyup there is 3 exit point but if we consider first exit that is diploma after 2 years. then we do not get any type of job after taking diploma because no any recuritment were coming on the basis of diploma .....so please roll back fyup for student sake

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      • about 1 month ago

      I want change the crupt system

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      • about 1 month ago

      Because it is driving my focus away from my main subject.

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    • yogit rathi INDIA
      • about 1 month ago

      this is very important for me as fyup led to honour courses demolishing the ba bcom nd bsc degress. i m very much interested in doin BA.

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    • asmita sharma NEW DELHI, INDIA
      • 3 months ago

      we have tried working , it's diluting the aim of higher education.

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