PUNE: Students of the Film and Television Institute of India have ended their hunger strike today but will continue the protest in a democratic way.
The 139 days long protest was against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman.
The students have also announced that they will be returning to classes but will not engage in any talks with government officials. A representative of the FTII students body said that students will resume classes but will continue protesting what they call the “political appointments” of Gajendra Chauhan and four other members of the FTII society.
The said that they will continue to protest but resume classes. “We will go back to cinema and our work will show what we have learnt in last 139 days. We call upon all academicians and citizens to take our voice forward,” the representative said.