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MU impasse: New VC sticks to his stand; Tribal students’ protest turn hostile

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Imphal, Oct 24: Large numbers of tribal students under the aegis of the All Manipur tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM), All Naga Students’ Association Manipur (ANSAM) and Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO) today staged a protest demonstration against the Manipur University’s decision to begin admission from today as according to the resolution of the August 8 Academic Council meeting.
Report said that as per the announcement of the newly appointed VC, procedure for admission to the Manipur University begins today but at around 10 am large number of tribal students marched a protest demonstration obstructing the admission process. Police team which arrived at the spot tried to prevent the students from committing any unwanted activities. As the students stand with their demand few representatives of the students’ body were allowed to meet the Vice chancellor. As the new Vice Chancellor stick to the Academic Council’s resolutions of August 8 on Reservation in admission to the University, the irate representatives came out and intensified their protest. As per report the students were driven out till the University main gate but during the course of action an agitator reportedly hit a female police constable. On seeing their fellow female colleague attacked the police fire several rounds of tear gas shell to disperse them. No one was however injured but traffic along the national Highway infront of university and Canchipur area was put to stand still for few hours.
Shops and other business establishment were down shutters in the area. Later the tribal students continue their protest till 12 noon.

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ching October 24, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Unlucky for the protesting students, who have also brought one live bullet of SLR, and tried to bluff the public, to prove the state force. Let the academic session carry on, by the bey protest can also be done so as to achieve the goal.

L. B. Devi October 24, 2016 - 1:34 pm

Where is the Local Media Paibi and Club members to prevent such rowdy students from disturbing the admission process.

a trible here October 24, 2016 - 3:38 pm

Mind your word Miss devi and don’t try faking here don’t you saw the wild fire inside the campus .it’s wild there


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