Gyalshing ( Geyzing ) Govt Degree College, Sikkimagitation demanding better facilities and infrastructure in the college

Article Written by Justice Markandey Katju

 Respected Principal of Gyalshing ( Geyzing ) Govt Degree College, Sikkim

I have been informed that 4 students of your college have been expelled for participating in the agitation demanding better facilities and infrastructure in the college, and supporting the ongoing farmers agitation. The students are also demanding that apart from the arts stream, which is presently the only stream in your college, other streams be also opened.
I respectfully request you that you reinstate these expelled students.
Surely making such demands, if done in a peaceful manner, is the democratic right of everyone, including students. Our Constitution grants freedom of speech and the right to assemble peacefully and without arms to everyone vide Article 19.
However, even if such students have done anything further, surely you can forgive them, just as a father forgives his children who makes some mistakes. 
In this connection I am sending an article I wrote some time back :

I am also sending you a judgment I gave when I was a judge of the Supreme Court

I therefore request you to display magnanimity, and cancel the expulsion orders and reinstate the students forthwith
Justice Katju
Former Judge of the Supreme Court