IMPHAL, June 21: The students’ union of the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Manipur today went on a rampage at the university campus in Imphal damaging properties inside the director’s room, administrative block and the rooms of assistant and deputy registrar this noon.
Speaking to the media, president of the union, Manglen Gangte said the university campus was established in the year 2009, however, till date the certificates for the 2012 batch has not been issued till date.
He said there are only a limited number of books in the library which are mostly out of syllabus and bad internet connection.
This has caused much hardships for the students, he lamented.
He further charged that the scholarships for the M Phil fellowship students have not been provided till date.
He said the North East Council had already approved the construction of a sports complex inside the university campus during the early part of 2014 which is yet to begun. The officials have already siphoned off the said funds, he alleged.
In this connection, the students’ union had met with the VC and director of the university on June 10 to discuss the issues during which the director had assured to look into the issues within 10 days, he continued.
However, there has been no single positive step taken up regarding the issue from the university’s side, he continued. The failure of the authority to bring any positive outcome within the stipulated time angered the students today, he said.