The engineering students kept striking in Kokrajhar for thr third consecutive day in protest against Assam Science & Technology University (ASTU) and demanded affiliation from Guwahati University to gain healthy education in the state.
Agitated students with banner, placards staged the strike and shouted slogans demanding early solution of demands of the students . The students slammed the education minister and state government for not taking any check to the problems face while after the curriculum tried to bring under ASTU in the state.
The students boycotted all kinds of classes in the college. The studentd said strike will be continued till achieved of solution.
Bishal Kaushik, student's union leader said that the students are on strike with boycotting classes in protest against government's decision, which has been trying to affiliate the engineering colleges under ASTU.
'The ASTU is not acceptable affiliator to give higher education. We demand the engineering colleges should be come under the affiliation of Guwahati University at any costs', he said.