Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras witnessed protests after Sooraj R- a Ph.D. scholar and a member of Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC) was allegedly attacked on Tuesday by some students, over ‘Beef’ issue.
Revolutionary Student Youth Front (RSYF), Students Federation of India (SFI), Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC), and activists of Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam (TPDK) have protested against an attack on Sooraj. They demanded the arrest of the students who allegedly attacked Sooraj.
Nine students have been charged for allegedly beating up a Ph.D. scholar, they have been booked under a section of IPC 147, 341,323 and 506 (1). Even R. Sooraj was booked under two Sections – IPC 324and 341. Sooraj was beaten up for conducting ‘ Beef Fest’ in IIT.