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Students of Mizoram Hindi Training College taking out a protest rally on Monday
Students of Mizoram Hindi Training College taking out a protest rally on Monday|EastMojo image
MIZORAM

Mizoram Hindi Training College students demand principal’s removal

Protesters take out rally, burn effigy of institute head Dr Louis Haunhnar over plethora of irregularities and maladministration

Henry L Khojol

Aizawl: Hundreds of students belonging to Mizoram Hindi Training College staged a protest rally on Monday demanding removal of the college principal over plethora of irregularities and maladministration in the institution.

The protesting students also burnt the effigy of the institute principal, Dr Louis Haunhnar.

A student leader alleged that Hauhnar had misused his power and demanded he should be transferred immediately. He also accused Hauhnar of obtaining a Master’s Degree in just one-and-a-half year against the UGC norms.

The student leader also alleged that many students could not get scholarship owing to award of the same to students who were not enrolled in the college.

The students had also staged indefinite strike in March against various issues related to negligence of teachers, termination of the college’s affiliation, imposition of exorbitant absence fine, poor electric facilities, non-usage of medical aid fund and exorbitant rate of bus fare.

They also alleged that the college principal had embezzled fund contributed by the students for hiring college bus besides tour funds amounting to Rs 1.74 lakh.