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BU teachers on hunger strike

About 300 teachers and staff of Bharathiar University observed a fast, seeking withdrawal of a government order for handing over BU land to Anna University of Technology.



Coimbatore: About 300 teachers and staff of Bharathiar University (BU) here on Saturday observed a fast, seeking withdrawal of a government order for handing over BU land to Anna University of Technology.
BU, following a government order, had already handed over 30.3 acres of land to Anna University, a fortnight ago, to construct its campus.
Protesting against the allocation, the teachers belonging Bharathiar University Teachers Association, staged the agitation in front of the university and wanted the government to return the land.

The teachers said giving the land would adversely affect the future projects of the 28-year old university and also the students.

PTI

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