DNA | Last Modified - Dec 30, 2012, 03:01 AM IST
Indore: The face-off between the NSUI and the Oriental University on Friday took a violent turn as B Tech students accompanied by diploma students vandalized the campus and allegedly beat up head of the department Mahesh Pasari.
The university administration following a visit by chairman MP Private Universities Regulatory Commission Akhilesh Pandey reiterated that it is running courses as per norms and does not require AICTE approval.
On the other hand, NSUI activists called on Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and demanded de-recognition of courses run by the Oriental University.
The BTech students joined anti-university stir and sought clarification on course recognition. They were joined by diploma students who are on relay hunger strike.
The students turned angry as university administration did not give satisfactory answer. Some of them broke window panes and others vandalized couple of buses of the university.
Ho D B Tech Mahesh Pasari tried to pacify the students but the students reportedly manhandled him.
NSUI state head Vipin Wankhede led a delegation to Raj Bhawan on Friday.
NSUI office bearers claimed that the governor formed a committee to look into course recognition issue of the Oriental University.
NSUI activists led by general secretary Arshad Khan handed a memorandum to SDM on the matter.
Chairman Oriental Group KL Thakral told DNA that some window panes were shattered by students but he said no police complaint was lodged.
He claimed that chairman MP Private Universities Regulatory Commission Akhilesh Pandey visited the university on Friday and talked to students.
" Pandey briefed students that courses were run as per the norms and there was nothing wrong," said Thakral.
He, however denied having information regarding manhandling of faculty member Mahesh Pansari at the hands of students.