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Rohith Vemula’s colleagues write to Pranab Mukherjee

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 19, 2016, 2:45 am IST
Updated Dec 19, 2016, 2:47 am IST
On Sunday evening students in UoH also conducted protests and burnt effigies of the VC and the BJP.
President Pranab Mukherjee
 President Pranab Mukherjee

Hyderabad:Dalit PhD scholars Dontha Prashant, Vijay Pedapudi and Seshaiah Chemudugunta, who were suspended along with Rohith Vemula last year, have written a representation to President, Pranab Mukherjee, seeking his intervention as a Visitor to the University, to sack UoH Vice-Chancellor, Prof Appa Rao Podile and ensure action on the SC and ST Atrocities Act complaint filed against him.

The President will be staying in Hyderabad as part of his winter sojourn from next week.Speaking to mediapersons, the three students said they had met Opposition parties in the Assembly and requested them to raise the lack of police action on the issue in the ongoing Winter Session. They said Congress leaders had accepted their request.

 

On Sunday evening students in UoH also conducted protests and burnt effigies of the VC and the BJP.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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