Berhampur, October 7 (Local Wire) Berhampur University on Saturday declared shut sine die after violence at the campus in the preceding day.
The students vacated hostels after the university authorities had asked them to leave by 10 AM.
University authorities canceled the ensuing students’ union poll as tension prevailed in the campus late Friday evening following the violence, erupted due to the rejection of the nomination of a candidate, contesting for the post of general secretary.
In an emergency meeting of the university syndicate, the apex decision-making body decided to close the university sine die after reviewed the situation in the campus.
The syndicate meeting was held on Saturday morning, vice chancellor Rajendra Prasad Das.
Even though the situation in Bhanja Bihar campus was under normal, at least five platoons of forces were deployed to look into the law and order situation, police said.
The situation in the campus was normal after the students left the university campus, said A.K. Mohanty, the sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Berhampur Sadara.