Privatization of edu institutes: Students on the rampage across Punjab

LAHORE: The students’ protest against the privatization of their colleges is continued across Punjab along with study boycott at all the institutes.According to media reports, the students held protest demonstrations were held in Multan, Faisalabad, Mian Channu, Vehari, Jaranwal and Dera Ghazi Khan against the thrashing of teachers and students in Lahore on Wednesday.In Multan, the students of Emerson College, Civil Lines College and Commerce College assailed the Director Colleges office and ransacked it. The students tried to enter Mumtazabad office and vent their ire on a motorbike pared outside it.

In Faisalabad, the students took to roads to express solidarity with the students and teachers thrashed by the police yesterday. They blocked the traffic by burning a tyres on Jaranwala Road, Sumundri Road, Sargodha Road, Samnabad Road and Sheikhupura Road.On the other hand, police booked 42 persosn including Jibran Butt, Chairman Joint Action Committee, Nazim Jamiat Lahore Akhzar Nazir. Also, Islami Jamiat Tulaba announced a Black Day today against torture on students; where as Punjab Professors Association has also announced a boycott against the educational process for an indefinite period – Onlinenews