Four students of Presidency College were injured after two groups clashed on the campus on Monday morning.
Anna Square police sources said the tension escalated around 10.30 a.m. when a group of students who come to college on a particular MTC bus route got into an argument with another group near the college canteen. Soon, a scuffle broke out and the larger group attacked the others with knives and clubs. The college authorities alerted the police who reached the spot and carried out preliminary investigations.
Ashok Kumar (19), a second-year student pursuing B.Sc. Physics and Satish Kumar, a second-year student of M.A. Political Science, were admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. Two others suffered minor injuries.
A large group of students gathered at GH following the incident and prevented media persons from filming or taking photographs of the victims or those gathered. Police reached the spot shortly and defused the situation. However, no student was willing to lodge a complaint on the attack till Monday evening, sources added.