HRD team interacts with NIT students

Untitled-4(IANS) A team from the union Human Resource Development Ministry on Wednesday met the protesting students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here to know their grievances.

The three-member team, headed by Director Sanjeev Sharma, has been tasked to ascertain the facts that led to clashes between a section of students and police on Tuesday.

The team first met the NIT director and then the protesting non-local students who have been boycotting classes for two days.

The interactions lasted nearly three hours, a senior official said.

Around 500 non-local students of third year and some freshers have been boycotting classes while another 1,000 non-local students of other levels in the four-year degree course are attending classes, according to NIT.

Trouble erupted in NIT when the third year and some freshers took out a march shouting slogans on Tuesday. Police stopped them at the main gate, after which clashes erupted

Medaram Jathara

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