By Rebecca Vargese

In response to the article “Students write letter to warden on hostel woes” and photo feature “Hostel Woes” published in the printed lab journal of the Department of Communication – UoH Dispatch dated September 2013, students of the University of Hyderabad along with various student bodies that included the ASA-BSF-DSU-MSF-TSA-TSF carried out a “Protest for Basic Needs” on the evening of 7th October,  here in the University Campus.

The protest began at the ShopCom and the rally continued until the administration responded to the crowd. The Pro-VC, Registrar, Dean of Students Welfare (DSW), and University Engineer were taken on a tour of the Men’s Hostel – C, NRS Hostel, Annex Hostel and the Ladies Hostels in the main campus. A written assurance was given, stating that immediate renovation work and repairs would be carried out.

Photos – Ashok Kondru

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