Students injured in clashes

Last Updated: Sunday, June 13, 2010 - 15:53

Jammu: Nine students were injured on Sunday
when they were baton-charged by police during a demonstration
in Rajouri district, authorities said.

Students of Baba Gulam Shah Badshah University tried
to gate crash into campus, 180 kms from here, and were stopped
by the police, they said.

A clash ensued and they were cane charged by the
police, they said, adding, the injured were hospitalised.

Later, the students staged dharna on Sheri-e-Kashmir
bridge in the town and blocked the traffic, they said.

The student are demanding grace marks in examination,
in which they allege over 80 percent of questions were out of
syllabus, among other changes in examination and evaluation
system.

Registrar of University Abdul Rashid said the
authorities have already agreed to most of these demands,
including provision for supplementary examination and
re-evalution.

"Majority of students are satisfied without decision
but only small group of miscreants are trying to create
disturbances in campus by their strike", he said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, June 13, 2010 - 15:53

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