Violence in BHU: Girl students injured in Police lathi charge

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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.

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