UU poll issue: Cops to discuss with varsity authorities

Bhubaneswar: With the students of Utkal University intensifying stir demanding students’ union polls, the commissionerate police is scheduled to discuss the matter with varsity authorities today.

Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrat Bhoi informed about the meeting yesterday after discussing with the irate students.
The discussion will be held with vice-chancellor, PG council chairman in presence of the presidential aspirants, Bhoi added.

In view of the violent environment and to ensure students’ safety, the university declared cancellation of polls this year following which aspirants and their supporters staged dharna. Later, they locked the main gate and also resorted to NH blockade leading to traffic congestion.