Jasan, Prayagraj: Police arrested 19 students on Thursday after law students of Allahabad University threatened self-immolation after their demand to promote instead of exams was turned down. There was commotion throughout the day.

Allahabad University’s LLB-BALLB examinations are proposed from July 7. Citing incomplete syllabus and bad session, the students are demanding promotion instead of examination and starting the fifth semester classes from July 1. On Wednesday, Chief Proctor Prof. Harsh Kumar turned down the demand of promoting the students. Angered by this, the students sat on a dharna on Wednesday. The students announced mass self-immolation on Thursday morning, the police-administration became active. Several officials including ADM City, City Magistrate, ACM I called the students for talks. The students said that every time there is negligence of the IVI and the syllabus is not completed. Because of this, Ivi removes 30 percent of the syllabus. He remained adamant on the demand for promotion. Chief Proctor Prof. Harsh Kumar said that the day the examination will be over, the next day the classes for the fifth semester will be started. Describing the assurance of the Chief Proctor as false, the students stood firm on the demand for promotion. Police took 19 students into custody including Sarvesh Yadav alias Sanu, Ashish Dwivedi, Ashish Shukla, Sachin Yadav, Shivam Tiwari, Pulatsya Dubey, Anurag Tiwari, Manish Singh, Himanshu. CO Colonelganj Ajit Singh Chauhan says that in this, 18 were challaned for breach of peace, who were granted bail on personal bond. On the other hand, Sarvesh Yadav alias Sanu, who led the protest, has been sent to jail.

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protested against the arrest

A large number of law students reached the police line to rescue the students who were taken to the police line. Protests started outside. However, the police officers explained and pacified everyone.

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Students were promoted in the past to rectify the session delay caused by Kovid. In the present circumstances, there is no need to promote students without exams. There were apprehensions that some students might attempt self-immolation. The students were removed with the help of the police. An FIR has also been registered in this regard.

Dr. Jaya Kapoor, Public Relations Officer, iv.

Edited By: Jagran