Hyderabad: Students of CMR College of Pharmacy in Medchal approached the Telangana State Council for Higher Education Chairman and complained against their college principal for alleged harassment.
The students also launched a protest demanding suspension of principal Uma Maheshwar Rao. They alleged the principal had been ‘abusing’ the students.
“All students of the pharmaceutical branch were constantly abused and tormented by him,” the students alleged in the complaint. They said that one of their classmates had committed suicide two months ago due to harassment and they had started a protest against the principal.
“Following the student’s death we appealed to the management to terminate him. Though they agreed initially they went back on their word. That’s why we are approaching the Telangana State Council for Higher Education,” said the student petitioners. Meanwhile, repeated by attempts by DC to reach principal Uma Maheswar Rao over the phone remained futile....