Vijayapura: A demonstration unfolded in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s residence in Ambedkar Circle on Friday night as students from the BCM hostel, led by the Dalit Vidyarthi Parishad, rallied for the redressal of various grievances.
The protest centered on alleged irregularities in food supply within the hostel, citing concerns with the practices of the cooking staff. Tensions escalated as the students claimed dissatisfaction with the kitchen helper’s response, compelling them to demand the immediate presence of the Deputy Commissioner. The Dalit Vidyarthi Parishad played a pivotal role in organizing the protest, drawing attention to the students’ issues. BCM officials arrived at the protest site, engaging with the demonstrators. In response to the students’ concerns, officials pledged swift action against those responsible for the alleged lapses and committed to resolving ongoing problems.
With authorities promising to address the students’ grievances, the demonstration concluded, offering a temporary resolution to the tensions outside the Deputy Commissioner’s residence. This incident highlights the challenges faced by students in the BCM hostel and underscores the advocacy groups’ role in expressing concerns and seeking redressal from the authorities.