Varsity students stage sit-in dharna
Posted on: 22 Jan 2013
Thenjipalam: Inmates of Calicut university womens hostel staged a sit in dharna in front of the hostel demanding proper safety measures in hostels due to snake attacks. Students also staged a dharna till late night in front of the house of pro-VC. Soshini, a research scholar of the Hindi department, was bitten by a snake and is admitted to the Kozhikode medical college hospital. She was bitten by a snake in her room situated at the research scholar complex.
Other students rushed her to a hospital in jeep. With the nearby bushes and shrubs being cleared on the campus, attacks from such creatures are on high. Though students staged a protest on the campus, the authorities turned a deaf ear and a sit-in dharna was held.