Indian Institute of Technology- Madras students on Wednesday took a protest rally to the dean's office to put their demands in the wake of attack an on a fellow student who organised beef fest on the campus.
Sooraj, associated with the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle, was injured in his right eye in yesterday's assault allegedly by some students claimed to be Sangh Parivar supporters.
IITian protest inside campus
IIT Students were on a protest rally in the wake of attack on fellow student for organising beef fest
Protest near IITmaingate
Meanwhile, SFI and DYFI student organizations affiliated to left parties held a protest outside the IIT-Madras gate in support of Suraj R.
Students court arrest
Police swing into action and arrested several protesters as tempers were running high.
Revolutionary Students and Youth Front hold a placard
Revolutionary Students and Youth Front continued the protest after the arrest. Th palcard reads: 'IIT Administration is handed over to Cow RAKSHAKA'
Scene outside the IIT gate
Police removes protesters agitating in front of IIT-Madras against cattle slaughter ban & attack on a IIT-Madras PhD scholar.
(With agency inputs)