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Students observed complete strike in different educational institutions

Punjab Students' union members observed a strike in Patiala and Sangrur colleges on Friday. Students were protesting against the increase in fee and several other charges in an arbitrary manner, besides several other demands and grievances.

punjab Updated: Aug 23, 2013 18:38 IST
HT Correspondent

Punjab Students' union members observed a strike in Patiala and Sangrur colleges on Friday.


Students were protesting against the increase in fee and several other charges in an arbitrary manner, besides several other demands and grievances.

The varsity had increased the prospectus fee from Rs 700 to Rs 900, re-appear fee from Rs 1,250 to Rs 1,500, correction fee from Rs 250 to 350 and other form fee from Rs 100 to Rs 200.

Girl students in the university had condemned the decision of its authorities to install biometric machines in hostels for attendance.

Complete strike was observed in Mohindra College, Women college, Ripudaman college, Nabha, Senior Secondary School in Nabha, Government ITI (boys and girls), government college Nayal Patran and university College at Moonak.

Protests were held opposite government schools and colleges across many parts of both the districts.

Punjabi university had increased the prospectus charge from Rs 700 to Rs 900, re-appear fee from Rs 1,250 to Rs 1,500, correction fee from Rs 250 to 350 and other form fee from Rs 100 to Rs 200.

The girl students in the university condemned the decision of its authorities to install biometric machines in their hostels for their attendance purposes.

The complete strike was observed in Mohindra College, Women college, Ripudaman college, Nabha, Senior Secondary School in Nabha, Government ITI (boys and girls), government college Nayal Patran and university College at Moonak.

PSU state press secretary Beant Singh demanded that the state government should provide free education to girls belonging to Scheduled Caste and other backward class students in government schools and higher education institutions across the state.

He also demanded the rollback of the fee hike.