Video | PU witnesses tear gas, stone-pelting; but why are the students protesting?
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Video | PU witnesses tear gas, stone-pelting; but why are the students protesting?

Things turned ugly at Panjab University (PU) on Tuesday as the protest against fee hike witnessed police using tear gas and students replying with stone-pelting.

punjab Updated: Apr 16, 2017 09:55 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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A student in confrontation with police at Panjab University, Chandigarh, on Tuesday, April 11.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Violence marked the day at Panjab University (PU) on Tuesday as an ongoing protest witnessed police using tear gas and students replying with stone-pelting. At the heart of the matter is a fee hike. Here’s a video that captures the while issue:

At least 15 policemen and some students had to get medical help; some were still in hospitals and said to be in a stable state. More than 50 were taken into custody.

First Published: Apr 11, 2017 22:47 IST