NIT students to begin hunger strike today

Gangtok, 04 Sept:

Students of National Institute of Technology [NIT] Ravangla will be sitting on a hunger strike on 05 Sept from 10.30 a.m. Students of the institute have been protesting against the lack of proper infrastructure and have been demanding a permanent campus for the past month.

Earlier on 31 Aug, over 800 students had carried out a peaceful rally from NIT Sikkim campus to Ralong Road in South Sikkim to express dissatisfaction over the recent meeting held between State Human Resource Development Department and Ministry of HRD, Government of India.