MIT students protest against Principal in charge. The protest following the firing of tear gas canisters and baton charging on Sunday night injuring 20 students and forcible eviction of the girls and boys from the hostels at the dead of the night by the principal in charge Kulachandra T along with policemen he had brought.
The students have been demanding the removal of the principal in charge. On Sunday, the students staged a sit-in protest in furtherance of their demand. Mr. Kulachandra came in the afternoon along with policemen and one magistrate. The magistrate gave the agitating students 20 minutes to leave the campus.
However the students objected saying that they should be allowed to carry on the peaceful democratic protest. After the expiry of the 20 minutes' time police pulled down the tents and slogans. When the students protested, police resorted to baton charging and firing of tear gas canisters. Most of the 20 injured students were evacuated to hospital. One student coming from Noida was also admitted to hospital.