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IIT Kanpur denies putting restrictions on students

IIT-K registrar KK Tiwari on Tuesday said the senate had taken several decisions for the welfare of students but students say the ban on outings was akin to moral policing.

india Updated: Jul 11, 2018 19:52 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Kanpur
No late-night outings,IIT Kanpur,No late-night outings for IIT Kanpur students
IIT Kanpur has banned late night outings and parties by students to protect them from ‘vices like drug addiction by coming in contact with unscrupulous people’.(Representative Image/Anshuman Poyrekar /HT Photo)

Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) on Wednesday denied that its senate had banned students from attending late night outings or parties.

“Such a decision was never taken at any stage,” said KK Tiwari, registrar of the institute.

(This story has been amended after IIT-K’s clarification.)

First Published: Jul 11, 2018 10:31 IST