Chennai, Mar 13 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin has condemned the assault on Kerala students at the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University in Madhya Pradesh by the security staff of the institute. He also urged the Government of India to intervene in the matter and to take necessary action. It is to be noted that four students from Kerala were manhandled and assaulted by the security staff at the IGNTU on March 10th.
In a social media post on Monday, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu called that this was an ‘ outrageous attack ‘ on students from Kerala at the IGNTU by the security staff.
Stalin in the post said, “ I appeal to the Union Government to intervene and stop the growing tendency of discrimination and attacks against students in higher educational institutions.”
Earlier, the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Congress leader and Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor had also condemned the attack on students from Kerala at the IGNTU and appealed to the Union Minister for Skill Development, Dharmendra Pradhan to intervene in the matter.
The Public Relations Officer of the IGNTU, Vijay Dixit has in a tweet said, “An argument broke out between the students and security personnel over clicking of photographs at a water tank near the main gate of the university on the night of March 10th.”
“The matter escalated into a fight, following which security personnel approached the Amarkanatak police station with a complaint against the students, who in turn demanded that the university administration take action against the security staff.”