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Fee structure: AU closure threatened

ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY (AU) students threatened to stop the post graduate admission process taking out ?mashaal juloos? on July 31 and to close the varsity if their demands were not fulfilled right away. This was declared by student leaders at a general meeting held in front of AUU hall in support of their demands of implementation of central fee structure, to withdraw the of decision to reduce the seats in under graduate and post graduate courses in varsity.
None | By HT Correspondent, Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2006 12:20 AM IST

ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY (AU) students threatened to stop the post graduate admission process taking out ‘mashaal juloos’ on July 31 and to close the varsity if their demands were not fulfilled right away.

This was declared by student leaders at a general meeting held in front of AUU hall in support of their demands of implementation of central fee structure, to withdraw the of decision to reduce the seats in under graduate and post graduate courses in varsity.

Student leaders from AU and its constituent colleges assembled at AUU hall and addressed the meeting called by student leader Rajesh Singh and AUU general secretary Suresh Yadav. Addressing the meeting, Singh said the AU administration had been neglecting their demands for a long time and the AU Grievance committee should take immediate decisions.

Student leaders, along with their supporters, took out a procession and gheraoed the VC office. The gherao was lifted after assurance from Dean Students Welfare to hold discussions immediately with the VC regarding the demands of the students. 

Yadav conducted the meeting while AUU vice-president Brijendra Mishra proposed the vote of thanks. Those present on the occasion were Vijay Dwivedi, Shiv Babu Saroj, Surendra Chaudhari, Vikas Singh, Lala Ram Saroj, Vikas Tripathi, Sushil Gaekwad, Mohit Patel, Ishu Sonkar, Ziya Quonain Rizvi, Sanjay Singh, Komal Pandey, Sunil Dwivedi, Shrawan Pandey, Amit Singh, Pradeep Dwivedi, Aditya Vikram, Santosh Yadav and Nirbhay Narayan among others.

Black day: AU STUDENTS observed ‘black day’ at the AUU hall on Tuesday against alleged attack on students by some advocates on Monday. Students used black bands to lodge their protest and held a public meeting addressed by student leader Surendra Chaudhari.

Addressing the meeting, Chaudhari called the incident unfortunate and injurious to the relation between students and advocates of the city.

He said students and advocates had fought jointly for the cause of the residents in the past and supported each other in times of need. He said advocates and students should come forward and resolve the differences and ensure that no such incidents occurred in future.

Those present on the occasion were Shiv Babu Saroj, Nirbhay Narayan, Pralkar Saroj, Pawan Rao, Mukund Maurya, Babul Singh, Jai Shankar Kushwaha and Amit Maurya among others.

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