Varanasi: Many students, including girls and journalists, were injured when Police resorted to a brutal lathi (baton) charge on students protesting against an eve-teasing incident last night.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has sought a report about the incident from the Varanasi Divisional Commissioner.
The police resorted to lathi charge when the students tried to jump a road block to meet the Vice Chancellor over an eve-teasing incident of Thursday.
The University authorities have vacated the hostels and announced a holiday from Monday to October 2. The Holiday was originally scheduled from September 28 till October 2.