Ludhiana: One of the PG students of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Wednesday sustained injuries while staging a protest a protest outside the office of the university vice chancellor (VC).
It was on Tuesday night that a large group of students went to the VC’s residence and protested there from 10 pm till early this morning (5 am). They were told that VC would be coming in his office at 10 am, so they could meet him regarding the issue. But no one came there till 11 am, after that the students turned agitated during which a student, Pankaj, got injured seriously as he was shoved by the security guard. Pankaj was got admitted in a private hospital.
The students are protesting against the authorities against the process of allotment of hostel. They are demanding for individual rooms but the authorities commanded that two students would be sheltered in a single room, as students alleged that there are around 150 rooms in the hostel and 280 students.
The authorities also called the police force to threat the students protesting over there but the students kept on protesting strongly and they were enraged by then as on being harassed. Later, the university authorities assured the students that their demand would be soon discussed and would be resolved too.
AAP LEADER NOT INVITED
Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Ahbaab Singh Grewal also visited the protesting PAU students but the students said that he was not at all invited by them, which showed that he just came there to gain the attention of people present over there, as the assembly elections are nearing.
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