LAHORE: Hundreds of Punjab University officers and employees observed black day and strike at their offices and took out a protest rally outside Vice Chancellor’s office against Islami Jamiat Talaba.

The senior officers of administration and employees were wearing black bands on their arms and holding placards inscribed with slogans against the hooliganism of IJT.

PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad came out of his office to cool down the protestors and said that he had taken up the issue with Punjab Chief Minister, Chief Secretary, Secretary Higher Education and top officials of Punjab police. He said that any attempt to sabotage the peaceful academic atmosphere of the campus would be dealt with iron hand and all those involved in violent activities would not be spared at all. He asked the protestors to join their duties and let the administration take a stern action against the culprits as per law.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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