MH-VARSITY-PUNERI PAGADI - Protest against Puneri pagadi at Pune university convocation
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Pune, Jan 11 (PTI) Student activists shouted slogans against the use of 'Puneri pagadi', a traditional headgear associated with the city, during the 114th convocation ceremony of Savitribai Phule Pune University here Friday.
Police detained at least five students following the protest.
Some student organisations had opposed the varsity's decision to replace the cap-and-gown worn during convocation with the traditional kurta-pyjama and Puneri pagadi.
They allege that by introducing Puneri p ...