Special Correspondent

TIRUPATI: The 10-day old state-wide strike by the Veterinary College students got intensified on Wednesday with the protesters launching a mass hunger strike in front of their colleges at Rajendranagar in Hyderabad, Gannavaram and Tirupati. They were demanding among other things introduction of the ‘carry forward’ system. They also demanded that the Academic Council of the university be convened to discuss the issue in totality.