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Kerala students protest against fee hike; several injured during police baton charge

The police lathicharged the students protesting against the hike of RS 3 lakh made in the self financing medical colleges across the state.

Published: 03rd July 2017 06:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd July 2017 06:25 PM   |  A+A-

Representational image of students protesting against the fee hike.


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Several activists were injured in a Kerala Police baton charge after the state’s student union organised a protest against the fee hike in medical courses, here on Monday.

The student union organised a protest march to Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja’s residence. 
A hike of Rs. 300,000 has been made in the M.B.B.S course of the self financing medical colleges. The fees of the post-graduate courses have increased up to Rs 14, 00,000.

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president M.M. Hassan initiated the protest.

Several protestors have been arrested

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