Kerala students protest against fee hike; several injured during police baton charge

Prime News, National, Thiruvananthapuram, July 3:- Several activists were injured in a Kerala Police baton charge after the state’s Students’ Union organised a protest against the fee hike in medical courses, here on Monday.

The Students’ Union organised a protest march to Health Minister K K Shailaja’s residence.

A hike of Rs 3,00,000 has been made in the MBBS course of the self-financing medical colleges. The fees of the post-graduate courses have increased up to Rs 14,00,000.

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president M M Hassan initiated the protest. Several protesters have been arrested.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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