Allahabad University professors held hostage by students agitation continues police arrested

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UP News: Students agitating against fee hike in Allahabad University allegedly barged into the FRC building on Saturday afternoon and created a ruckus. The agitating students allegedly took Professor Manmohan Krishna and Professor Ashish Saxena hostage there, after which the university administration called the police and the police arrested the students. Ajay Yadav Samrat, a student who was on a hunger strike against the fee hike, claimed that the students were called by the university administration for talks, but there the students were made to sit in a room and the police were called and arrested. Meanwhile, Colonelganj police station SHO Rammohan Rai told that these students had taken two professors hostage, so about a dozen students have been detained.

Demand for withdrawal of fee hike

At the same time, Allahabad University Public Relations Officer Jaya Kapoor said that “the agitating students entered the FRC building this afternoon. They created a ruckus there and surrounded Professor Manmohan Krishna and Professor Ashish Saxena for several hours. The agitators were demanding the withdrawal of the fee hike.” Kapoor said that during this he also threatened the admission committee over phone that if the fee hike is not refunded and the admission process goes on, then he also gheraoed the admission committee. Will go He said that both the professors were rescued from these students with the help of police around 4 pm.

Akhilesh Yadav, former vice-president of the students union, said that the university administration opens the way for talks on the one hand, starts the process of admission on the other, and when the students went for talks, they were brutally arrested by the police administration. He said that if the fee hike is not reversed, the responsibility of the Vice Chancellor, Registrar, DSW, Proctor, and Professor Manmohan Krishna will be the responsibility of whatever happens in the university.

Students are agitating since last 25 days

The former vice president of the student union said that the arrested students include Harendra Yadav, Rahul Patel, Sudhir Yadav, Sandeep Verma, Chandrashekhar Adhikari, Vinod Patel, Yashwant, Ajay Pandey, Anurag, Anand, Rahul Saroj, Manjit Patel, Amit Pandey. . Students of Allahabad University have been agitating against the fee hike for the last 25 days. It is noteworthy that the fees for graduation level education of Allahabad University was Rs 975 per student per annum, which has recently been increased to Rs 4,151 per year.

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