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AU students gherao V-C

Allahabad University students? union leaders gheraoed vice-chancellor Prof RG Harshe and put forward their demands on Saturday.

india Updated: Feb 12, 2006 00:45 IST

Allahabad University students’ union leaders gheraoed vice-chancellor Prof RG Harshe and put forward their demands on Saturday.

AU students’ union president Ajit Yadav said agitated students assembled at the V-C’s office after the scheduled meeting of the V-C and student leaders at the Senate Hall was cancelled.

They demanded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the family of Vivek Yadav, free treatment to the injured student and group insurance of varsity students.

They ended their protest only after assurances by the V-C.

AU students’ union general secretary Suresh Yadav, publishing secretary Kalpana, Shivbabu Saroj, Nirbhay Narayan, Lala Ramsaroj, Aditya Vikram and others were present on the occasion.

AISA protest: Members of the All India Students’ Association (AISA) staged a protest at the district headquarters and handed over a memorandum, addressed to the President of India, on Saturday.

AISA State president Ramayan Ram said AISA activists staged a protest at the district headquarters and handed over a memorandum to SDM City RP Singh, addressed to President APJ Abdul Kalam, demanding release of AISA national president Kalpana Krishnan and arrest of MP Shahabuddin.

Ramayan Ram said Kalpana was allegedly arrested under false charges while she was protesting against the murder of former JNU students’ union president Chandrashekhar at Siwan district in Bihar in 1997.

AISA AU unit president Prem Singh, secretary Rajeev Yadav, Lakshman Prasad and others were present on the occasion.