Thapar students protest over hostel timings

Patiala, September 12

Students of the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, held a protest on the campus demanding an increase in hostel timings, late this evening. The students said the university had reduced the evening time to 8 pm during Covid-19, which they wanted to be extended.

They said the protest started late in the evening wherein several students came out of their hostels and gathered in the open.

The students said the university authorities had assured them of a meeting tomorrow morning, following which the protest was lifted.

Gurpreet Singh Bhinder, SHO, Civil Lines, said the police received information about the protest. “We will inquire into the matter,” he said. — TNS

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