New Delhi: The meeting between Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) office-bearers and the high-power committee constituted by the HRD Ministry to restore normalcy on the campus is currently underway, sources said.
The meeting commenced around 10.30 am and the students’ union office-bearers are attending it along with the student councillors from different schools, they said.
The JNU students have been protesting for over three weeks against a draft hostel manual, which has provisions for hostel fee hike, dress code and curfew timings.
The varsity’s Executive Council (EC) had later announced a partial roll back in the fee but the students had dubbed it as an “eyewash”. The EC had also removed provisions for curfew timings and dress code.
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The committee will be meeting hostel presidents of the varsity in the later half of the day.
The HRD Ministry had on Monday constituted the three-member committee to recommend ways to restore normal functioning of the JNU.
The panel includes former UGC chairman V S Chauhan, AICTE chairman Anil Sahasrabudhe and UGC secretary Rajnish Jain.