New Delhi, June 5: The Allahabad University on Tuesday witnessed violent protests after administration issued a notice to students to vacate a few rooms in the hostel.
The agitation began with a score of students gathering at the union hall to express their anger against the university order. They then took streets and held a protest, which soon turned violent.
During agitation, students torched police jeeps and a bike.
Allahabad: Police says, "Allahabad University administration had issued notice to students to vacate a few rooms in a hostel, over this students held a protest and torched two police vehicles." pic.twitter.com/kehkhjAbeu
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To control the situation police moved into action and resorted to lathi charge.
Citing sources, Hindustan Times reported, “the agitators pelted passing vehicles with stones and set a UPSRTC workshop bus, a motorcycle and a police jeep on fire before finally being chased away by police personnel”.