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)