It’s one of those things that happen very frequently in our hostels, but today the issue got some new attention. The maidservant had been caught red-handed for having looted groceries in the girls’ hostel. This issue can be kept in a back seat, as it happens in every government sector and it is a nationwide malady.
There is more to be discussed and more to be unearthed. These small foodstuffs matter nothing in front of the real scams that happen notoriously in hostels.
What if the scams scale up and if the higher officials who have to persecute such lootings are themselves involved, directly or indirectly!
Ado, mess bills are tallied with no veritable notions. Representatives of hostels are treated irreverently.
The scavengers and workers have been used for their personal uses (said by one of such worker!). The hostel administration has become too flagrant to repair.
They are clearly mortifying the whole administration and the worst part is that though everyone knows it, the issue remains as a taboo, making the entire situation hard to deal with.
To quantify, bananas and eggs have been billed with very high price than it should be. The quality of the food for the amount paid is somewhat okay, but, the rations that have been provided are not at all used for a balanced meal.
Students were not served with food last night and this morning.
Students of the final year have met our principal and discussed about the issues formally. He has assured that proper steps will be taken.
The demand from the students is, either the officials should be enquired or the food administration should be outsourced to any private organizations. The main demand from the final year students is that they have no faith on the post of hostel superintendent and they don’t want such kind of post in our hostel administration hereafter.
For the first time, students have come to the streets for their own rights. The administration should hearken to students’ voices, at least now, after all these quagmires.