Madhya Pradesh Teachers Make Students Take A Pledge To Not Vote For BJP [WATCH]

| January 28 , 2018 , 17:02 IST

Students of the Vijaylaxmi Industrial Training Institute in Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh were made to take an unconventional pledge, asking them to promise not to vote for the BJP party, and to convince at least 3 others to take the same pledge. The entire incident was caught on video, and reportedly took place on Republic Day on Friday.

In the video, teachers of the Vijaylaxmi Industrial Training Institute are making students pledge not to vote for the BJP in upcoming elections until the process of online examinations is ended.

Students, standing in line with one arm raised repeat the pledge, as they are asked not to support any BJP workers or volunteers and also to increase awareness regarding the 'corruption' that the party is involved in.

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"Jab tak Madhya Pradesh sarkaar online pariksha band nahi kar deti tab tak mein BJP ko vote nahi dunga, na hi bjp ke kisi karyakarta ka koi sahyog karuga. Iske alawa mein 24 ghanton ke andar 3 logon ko aisi shapath lene ke liye prerit karunga aur apni gram evam kshetra ke BJP ke bhrashtachar aur anyay ke bare mein logo ko jagrIt karunga (I will not vote for BJP till the MP government stops conducting online exam. I will not co-operate with any BJP party worker. Other than this, I will encourage at least 3 citizens to take such a pledge in the next 24 hours. I will fight against the corrupt by BJP in my village and my constituency)" the students can be heard saying.

Watch the video below:

Currently, the BJP forms the government in Madhya Pradesh, led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, but the next state assembly elections are expected later this year.