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JNU hostel fee hike: Teachers’ association launches hunger strike

The JNUTA said the university was going through a major crisis and accused the administration and the HRD ministry of not making any serious effort to address the concerns of the students and the teachers.

education Updated: Dec 04, 2019 16:50 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
New Delhi
Graffiti that says 'No To Fee Hike' is seen as students protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi
Graffiti that says 'No To Fee Hike' is seen as students protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
         

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Wednesday launched a day-long hunger strike over the issue of the hostel fee hike.

The JNUTA said the university was going through a major crisis and accused the administration and the HRD ministry of not making any serious effort to address the concerns of the students and the teachers.

JNU students have been on a strike for more than a month now over the hostel fee hike issue.