Friday, January 06, 2012

Pariyaram MC closed indefinitely

KANNUR: In the wake of continuing students’ protest and violence in the Pariyaram Cooperative Medical College for the past two days, college authorities on Wednesday decided to close the college indefinitely. The spate of violence started on Tuesday night when students residing in the men’s hostel were allegedly attacked by a group of people.

Inmates of the hostel alleged that a gang of people led by two hospital officials have attacked them over the issue of ragging a second year student. Ten students and two doctors were injured in the attack.Though ADM N T Mathew, Managing Director K Ravi and Principal Radhakrishnan visited the hospital soon after the incident, students protested and blockaded the officials.

On Wednesday, students boycotted classes and staged a blockade in front of the Academy of Medical Sciences Director’s office and Principal’s office.

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