“Only those students who have been given special identity cards are allowed to enter the main auditorium. The event will be screend live in the basement auditorium for others,” Nydile Ranganath, treasurer of Mount Carmel College Students’ Union, said.
Rahul was in Karnataka last time to instill confidence among farmers following a spate of suicides due to the agrarian crisis. Three years ago, he had a similar meeting with students of BVB College in Hubballi.
No netas to share dais
The visit will be a non-political event. No leaders or party woekers will be allowed to share the dais with Rahul. “The interaction is restricted to students, faculty and board members. Rahul expressed desire to have an exchange of views with students,” said KPCC president and home minister G Parameshwara.
He will arrive in Bengaluru at 9.30am and visit the college at 1.30pm.
Students with questions for the Congress scion had to submit their queries to the teacher-in-charge first, said Nydile.
“On Tuesday , the police commissioner visited the college to discuss security arrangements with the students’ union.Cops and student volunteers will be de ployed to manage the crowd. Metal detectors are in place; the bomb squad sanitized the campus and special CCTV cameras have been fixed, images from which will be constantly monitored,” said Nydile.