Police detain students staging protest during Allahabad University convocation

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When the Allahabad University convocation was being held at the Senate Hall campus in the university campus, a group of students forcibly tried to enter the campus from the Union Hall Gate of the Arts Complex, but were taken into custody by the police.

Police detained students protesting during convocation of Allahabad University

Prayagraj: When the Allahabad University convocation was being held at the Senate Hall campus in the university campus, a group of students forcibly tried to enter the campus from the Union Hall Gate of the Arts Complex, but were taken into custody by the police.

The concerned student’s group has been actively protesting in the university for the past few months.

The protesting students are demanding student union elections, which have been on hold since 2019. The agitating students had taken pictures of freedom fighter and revolutionary Bhagat Singh.

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan was the chief guest at the convocation. About 263 exemplary students were awarded medals on the occasion, while 550 students received Ph.D.

First published:November 8, 2021, 6:21 pm

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