Kohima, June 4: Mr. Katho P Awomi, the President of ANCSU ( All Nagaland College Students Union) and his colleagues who is on Hunger Strike for the Students Scholarship Scheme, has been held by the Kohima Police today.
Police used water cannon to chase the protesters. It was informed that since permission for hunger strike was not granted, other ‘measures ‘ were adopted evict the students.
In a press release from ANCSU, all the students are informed to stay alert.
ANCSU is on an indefinite hunger strike on issues related to students scholarships scheme. It demands for immediate resignation of the Director of Technical Education, Nagaland and action against those officials involved in the alleged misappropriation of State Technical Scholarship funds amounting to 1.32 crore rupees.
More details awaited.