Karimnagar: Satavahana University JAC students staged dharna in front of university administrative building in protest against the authorities’ decision to organise convocation in a private function hall.
They raised slogans against Vice-Chancellor T Chiranjeevulu and Registrar Umesh Kumar for trying to conduct the first convocation outside university.
Speaking on the occasion, JAC leaders said instead of university, authorities have decided to organise the prestigious event in a private function hall on the pretext of bad weather.
Though the works for convocation should have been started well in advance, works were delayed due to negligence of the registrar, they alleged.
Students admitted that university would get more funds if convocation was done. However, their expectations were hindered due to indifferent attitude of authorities.
Asking the officials to organise the event in university, they threatened to boycott the event and sit on roads if the convocation was conducted outside the university.