Madras Univ students, faculty protest over lack of facilities
news Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | March 4, 2015 | 09.20 am IST Over 300 students and professors belonging to different departments of the Cheupauk campus at University of Madras gheraoed the Vice Chancellor R Thandavan at his office on Tuesday. Some of the issues being addressed included lack of drinking water and poor sanitation facilities for ladies, reportedÂ The New Indian Express. More complaints included a demand for better Wifi connectivity and preservation of traditional books at the university. Despite attempts by the VCâ€™s staff to remove the protestors from the location in front of his office, the students refused to budge, reported Times of India. It was after an hour that the VC Thandavan appeared before students assuring them that all issues would be solved and taken care of within a month,said the report. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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