Koraput: 28/3/18:The sine die at the Central University of Orissa, Koraput will be lifted on April 2 and classes will commence from April 3, informed vice chancellor Prof Sachidananda Mohanty today.
The varsity was closed sine die on March 15 following agitation by students seeking fulfillment of 52-point charter of demands.
The authorities of the varsity had asked the students to vacate the campus by 10 am on the same day and one platoon of police force was deployed in the varsity campus to avoid any untoward situation.
Vice-chancellor of the varsity Prof Sachidananda Mohanty had said, “The students were seen out of control during the agitation and there were chances of violence, following which the varsity was declare sine die to maintain discipline on the campus. Police have been asked to take the charge.”
The demands of students included filling up of teachers’ vacancy, setting up of more departments, instruments for laboratory, more books for library, upgradation in hostel infrastructure, free wi-fi facility, auditorium, ATM facility in the campus.