Students stage dharna in front of Satavahana University
K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: Students affiliated with the Students Federation of India (SFI) Karimnagar district unit have staged a dharna in front of the Satavahana University in Karimnagar town on Monday demanding the university to conduct degree examinations in the self-centres.
SFI district secretaries Shanigarpu Rajnikanth, Md Akramalik, M Prashanth and others participated in the dharna. On this occasion, they stated that the state government had conducted the degree third and fifth-semester examinations in self-centres following the outbreak of the pandemic virus. Similarly, the Osmania and Kakatiya universities were conducting the fourth and sixth semesters examinations in the self-centres, they said and alleged that the Satavahana university authorities were purposefully conducting the fourth and sixth semesters examinations in the jumbling system.
They said that the students were unable to attend the examinations in various centres due to the jumbling system. Hence, they urged the university to conduct degree examinations in self-centres following the prevailing pandemic situation. Later, they submitted a memorandum to Satavahana University Vice-Chancellor S Mallesham. The SFI leaders G Srikanth, M Anil, K Aravind and others were also present.
Simlarly, the AISF activists also staged a separate dharna in front of the university with the same issue.