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Students unrest is characterised by “collective discon­tent, dysfunctional conditions in educational institutions and concern (of public and students) for change in existing norms”. Students ‘agitations, on the other hand, are characterised by ‘action based on the feeling of injus­tice, identifying source of discontent, frustration and deprivation, emergence of leadership, mobilisation for action, and collective reaction to stimuli’.

Students unrest of the many types of studies made on students, relates to student unrest. We will analyse this problem here in detail. ‘Students’ unrest’ is de­scribed as ‘disobedience to authority, disrespect to teachers and elders, deviation from norms, refusing to accept control, and rejecting socially sanctioned goals and means’.

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Dr. Pankaj Kumar Paul. (2019). A Study on Students Unrest with Special Reference to Paschim Medinipur District in West Bengal, India. History Research Journal, 5(6), 926-933. Retrieved from