JNU Students Protest Hostel Rules, Allege College Called CRPF

JNUSU has been on strike against draft hostel manual, saying it has provisions for curfew and hostel fee hikes.

Updated05 Nov 2019, 05:27 PM IST
Education
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Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) protested the new draft hostel manual approved by the varsity administration on Monday, 4 November.

Former JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) president Sai Balaji alleged on Monday that the “university administration called CRPF on the campus.”

JNU Students Protest Hostel Rules, Allege College Called CRPF

On Sunday, several JNU student groups had issued a statement criticising the draft hostel manual. JNUSU has been on strike against the new manual approved by the Inter Hostel Management (IHA) committee, alleging it has provisions for curfew timings, dress code and hostel fee hikes.

The university had on Friday said that the hostel fee has been hiked to create better facilities for students, and dismissed the claim that the hostel manual imposes any curfew timings or dress code on students.

Poorvanchal Provost Resigns

Meanwhile, the provost of Poorvanchal hostel in JNU has resigned saying he has "not been able to discharge duties to best of abilities".

Resignation letter of Provost, Poorvanchal.
Resignation letter of Provost, Poorvanchal.
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Published: 04 Nov 2019, 09:47 AM IST

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