Chandigarh: In a first of its kind agitation, the PUSU on Thursday staged a night protest outside Girls Hostel number nine for demands of girls hostellers. About 30-40 girl students of’ the PUSU as well as other members of PUSU taking the number to 40 staged a protest with other parties following the call. The protest was led by Navaldeep Singh and Nirjog Mann.
The party was protesting for basic necessities of girls who are residing in Girls Hostel number 9. Speaking on the issue, PUSU president Navaldeep said that its since 4 days that three floors of hostel number 9 are not getting water supply which is causing huge difficulties to girl hostellers such as bathing and drinking water.
While Nirjog Mann said that besides water supply problem, the residents are also facing problem of electricity which is often not available in the late night hours. These issues require urgent attention and need to be sorted out immediately.
The party submitted a memorandum in which it said that the electricity line of Sec-25 campus should be connected with electric line of Sec-14 campus. The warden of the girls’ hostel had to finally accede to the request and she agreed to have a meeting with XEN tomorrow with regard to the issue.
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