Kerala students protest against fee hike; several injured during police baton charge

| Updated: Jul 03, 2017 22:16 IST

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], July 3 (ANI): Several activists were injured in a Kerala Police baton charge after the state's student union organised a protest against the fee hike in medical courses, here on Monday. The student union organised a protest march to Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja's residence. A hike of Rs. 300,000 has been made in the M.B.B.S course of the self financing medical colleges. The fees of the post-graduate courses have increased up to Rs 14, 00,000. Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president M.M. Hassan initiated the protest. Several protestors have been arrested. (ANI)