Seven students injured in police lathicharge at Patna
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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 21:19
Patna: Seven students were today injured in a police lathicharge on a group of them when they turned violent while on their way to the Raj Bhavan here to submit a memorandum to Governor D Devanand Konwar seeking his intervention for conduct of students union polls in colleges and universities of the state.

The students, belonging to the AISA, RJD, LJP and NSUI, took out a procession in support of their demand and blocked traffic on the road near Patna High Court before clashing with the police. Following this, the police lathicharged them to disperse them, official sources said.

Police officials confirmed the incident and said the injured students were taken to hospital for treatment.

The students union polls in the colleges and universities of the state have not been held for the past several years.


First Published: Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 21:19

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