Raichur: Inmates of the Government General Boys’ Hostel staged a dharna here on Tuesday demanding improvement of hostel facilities and suspension of the warden whom they accused of maladministration.
The students, who came in a procession under the banner of the district unit of the Dalita Sangharsha Samiti (DSS), staged a dharna in front of he Deputy Commissioner’s office. Later, they submitted a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Adoni Syed Saleem, pressing their demands.
DSS district convener Parashuram Aroli said higher primary students at the hostel had been denied proper facilities, and were being harassed by warden Anna Rao. The food was of inferior quality, water supply was niot proper and bathrooms and toilets were in bad shape, he said.
Students were being harassed by the warden if they demanded any facility or complained about outsiders being allowed to stay in the hostel, he said.