Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday March 31, 2016, Hyderabad
A 10-foot cement "stupa" and a tent with photographs and messages represent the 'Rohith Vemula' memorial at the Hyderabad Central University, the axis of massive student protests since the research scholar's suicide in January.
Students' and teachers' associations in New Delhi on Monday sought immediate removal and arrest of University of Hyderabad (UoH) Vice Chancellor P Appa Rao in wake of the recent violence in the varsity campus.
Former union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday condemned the brutal police attack on students and faculty member of University of Hyderabad as he called on 25 students and two faculty members in Cherlapally Jail.
The joint action committee for social justice of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU), the students organisation which is leading the protest over the Rohith Vemula issue, has called for boycott of classes "at all the (college) campuses" in the country today.
The Hyderabad Central University on Saturday told the Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission (APSHRC) that human rights of the students were not violated during the developments at the varsity this week.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday announced that he will take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the demand for recall of Hyderabad Central University Vice Chancellor P Appa Rao.