Santiniketan (WB), Aug 21 (PTI) Functioning of the ‘Siksha Bhavana’ (institute of science) in Visva-Bharati university was affected today after a section of the students locked the main entrance of the institute for around four hours. Also Read - Amartya Sen 'Touched’ by Mamata's Support, Banerjee Says Nobel Laureate Attacked for Views Against Centre

University officials said the students did so to protest against some “objectionable” comments made by a teacher of the physics department about the students. Also Read - Head to Santiniketan For Basant Utsav - a Celebration of Holi

The situation was normalised after a discussion in between the agitating students and senior teachers, the officials said. Also Read - Rohingya refugees are in B'desh on humanitarian ground: Hasina

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