WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 19, 2017, 03.27 PM
The decision to rename Dyal Singh (Evening) College name to Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya has been put on hold, the government said Tuesday.
"We must ensure anyone's sentiments are not hurt," Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
Decision to change Dyal Singh Evening College's name to Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya has been put on hold, we must ensure anyone's sentiments are not hurt: Prakash Javadekar,HRD Minister on Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral's statement in Parliament pic.twitter.com/KLVXDkO7or
The announcement came after Akali Dal MP Narendra Gujral raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Gujral said the renaming of the college is a direct assault on the feelings of Sikhs.
Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral had said in Rajya Sabha that 'to change the name of a minority institution( Dyal Singh College) was a direct assault on the feelings of Sikhs' (file pic) pic.twitter.com/e2ZGmefiXG