IMPHAL, Sept 21 NNN: Students of Dental College, Lamphel here today organised a sit-in protest at the college campus demanding all to exclude the medical institute from purview of any sort of bandh and strikes.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the demonstration, Prof Th Narendra Babu, vice-president, RIMS (Regional Institute of Medical Sciences) Teachers’ Association maintained that students of the Dental College will have to get a few classes since the Government allowed them admission very lately.
“Now they cannot miss a single class because chances are high that the syllabus may not be able to complete if bandh and strikes disturb them.”
Meanwhile, Prof Narendra Babu informed that an inquiry committee headed by RIMS Medical Superintendent Ch Arun has been constituted to look into the controversial death of Aheibam Bijeta Devi.
Bijeta, a 25-year-old woman, hailed from Lamshang bazaar Imphal West district, died at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) shortly before she was to deliver her first baby on September 13.
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