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Student unions stage protest at Kurnool Collectorate

KURNOOL: Student unions and people’s organisations staged a protest at the Collectorate here on Monday opposing outsourcing in the management of student hostels.

AISF State joint secretary who led the protest said the government wanted to escape from the responsibility of providing food and shelter to students in hostels. It was nothing but privatisation of hostels. Students would be subjected to half-starvation if private people were given the responsibility to provide food.

SFI leader Narasimha said the outsourcing system would lead to corruption as Congress leaders would interfere with the process of food contract for commissions.

They demanded that the government immediately withdraw the proposals before the students union resorted to a strike.