Cuttack: Students of Odisha’s prestigious Ravenshaw University today staged a demonstration in front of the Vice Chancellor’s office protesting against the arrest of a fellow student by the police in connection with the incident of thrashing of a former junior student by his seniors inside the varsity’s campus.
Students staged a dharna and shouted slogans demanding the immediate release of the arrested student.
They submitted a memorandum to the varsity authorities in this regard.
Notably, a former student of the Ravenshaw Junior College who had come to check the merit list for admission to Plus Three courses was dragged by some senior students and thrashed near the Lalitgiri Hostel in the Ravenshaw University campus on Monday.
The matter came to fore after a video of the incident went viral on social media as we reported here.
Twin City Commissionerate Police on Tuesday arrested a Plus Three second year student, a boarder of Lalitgiri Hostel in connection with the incident as we reported here.