COIMBATORE: Around 200 students of Government Arts College staged a stir on Friday in front of the principal’s office, demanding action against an assistant professor for allegedly assaulting a third-year student.
The protestors said, third year BA Public Administration student Krishnakumar was being verbally abused and assaulted by Assistant Professor J Ariya Padai Kadantha Nedunchezhian.
“The assistant professor had spoken against political parties and instigated students against the governments. He had made derogatory comments about various political party leaders, national leaders and women. When Krishnakumar objected to this, the Assistant Professor abused and assaulted him,” the protesting students alleged.
Meanwhile, a second-year girl student from BA Public Administration department, has lodged a ragging complaint against Krishnakumar. The protestors alleged that she was instigated to file the complaint by the Assistant Professor.