Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high in the Vani Vihar campus as students and police were engaged in a scuffle while the former tried to forcibly enter into the Vice-Chancellor’s office at about 11 am this morning.
According to reports, hundreds of boys and girls gathered and gheraoed the VC office in protest against non-fulfilment of their longstanding demands. While they barged into his office, police tried to stop them and this led to a scuffle between them.
The situation worsened to such an extent that DCP Anup Sahu had to go there to pacify the angry students.
Reports said the students resorted to an agitation to press for implementation of their 10 demands, which includes holding of Students’ Union polls and reformation in admission process.