DTU students suspend strike on government assurance

Will wait for further response from government

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Jasleen Kaur | April 7, 2010



Students of Delhi Technological University (DTU) decided on Wednesday to suspend their agitation for a few days to give government some time to consider their demands.
"We will attend classes till Friday and will decide further action on the weekend," said Praveen Kumar, a DTU student who has participated in the protests against conversion of Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) into DTU.
The students’ strike had been suspended to give government some time to consider their demands, Kumar added.
The students’ representatives had a long discussion with the newly appointed registrar and the government officials on Wednesday.
The government told the students that it will take necessary steps to protect the DCE brand provided they bring normalcy in the campus for three days.
DTU students have been protesting since March 4th against Delhi government’s measure turning DCE into DTU, and demanding that the conversion be revoked.
They are also demanding the removal of the DTU Vice Chancellor P.B Sharma. As part of their protest students also boycotted their exam.
 

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