Satavahana university students forced to vacate hostels after ABVP and Dalit unions clash

The police urged the university authorities to regularly monitor the activities of the student unions and take disciplinary action against those indulging in anti-social activities.

Published: 27th December 2017 02:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th December 2017 12:36 PM   |  A+A-

Police personnel beefed up security at Satavahana University on Tuesday | express

By Express News Service

KARIMNAGAR:  A day after student unions clashed at Satavahana university, police intensified security on the campus and the university authorities forced the students to vacate the hostels. While outsiders were denied entry inside the university, the employees were allowed access only after showing their identity cards. The university registrar M Komal Reddy said that a decision on re-opening of  the college and hostel will be taken after conducting a review meeting on Wednesday. He said that they have announced indefinite holidays in view of the clash between the students and also ongoing electric works in the university.

The police urged the university authorities to regularly monitor the activities of the student unions and take disciplinary action against those indulging in anti-social activities. Meanwhile, Civil Liberties Committee joint secretary Madana Kumar Swamy along with university students said that setting Manusmriti has been a regular practice by Dalit students since 2003. On Tuesday evening, commissioner of police V B Kamalasan Reddy asked the university to call off the proposed bandh on Wednesday. 

Case registered against 24 persons 
Karimnagar rural CI K Shashidhar Reddy said that the situation has been taken  seriously after unions clashed with each other. A case was registered against 24 persons.

 Effigies of RSS, BJP burnt
Nizamabad: Several Dalit student organisations and Left activists burned effigies of RSS, BJP and ABVP in Telangana University on Tuesday and called on students to study Ambedkar’s ideology. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp