Protest held at Jamia regarding canteen issue

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi:

A massive protest march took place in the main campus of Jamia Millia Islamia university on Friday, being another addition to the canteen controversy. It extended from the main gate to the central canteen.Reportedly, students had been told that the tender for the canteen had been given to the same caterer in bidding against whom students had fired many complaints to the administration. The new tender has resulted in a rise in the prices of food in the name of improvement of food quality but the quality and quantity is same as it was earlier.

The protest came come to an end when the officiating vice chancellor assured the students that necessary action will be taken after the vice chancellor returns on Monday. Till then, the central canteen will remain closed. In fact, the administration signed document agreeing to hold a meeting with the students on this issue at 11 am on Monday in the campus.

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