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Today's program is based on the impact of student politics on education. The guests of the program are Rector of Tribhuvan University Dr Sudha Tripathi, Chairman of All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), Nabina Lama, President of Nepal Student Union (NSU), Nain Singh Mahar and Campus Chief of Ratna Rajya Campus, Kathmandu, Nirmala Suwal. Some 50 other are present in the debate as audiences.
At the start of the program an audience asks the question to the Rector of the Tribhuvan University (TU) Dr Sudha Tripathi on the need of the Free Student Unions in government colleges. His question comes on the context of fresh clashes among different student unions affiliated to different political parties before the election of Free Student Union (FSU).