On Wednesday night, several students, mostly organizers of the festival, were picked up by the police

In pictures Protests at Osmania University over beef festAll Images: Nitin B
news Beef Fest Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 16:17

Tension prevailed at the Osmania University campus in Hyderabad on Thursday as a number of protests and counter-protests were to be organized. Police turned the campus into a fortress as no outsiders were allowed.

Read: Osmania University cordoned off, outsiders not allowed and students detained

Over 50 students were detained near the Osmania University police station, where the police barricaded the entire area and were conducting checks.

Meanwhile, a much larger number of people were detained near the university's NCC gate as both right-wing and left-wing groups tried to protest and were swiftly whisked away by the cops in trucks.

Here's the protest in pictures.

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