Himachal: Students clash on campus of NIT Hamirpur; Video goes viral on social media

NIT Hamirpur first and second year students clashed over change in timings of entry into hostels. Incident was minor said hostel warden.

NIT Hamirpur. (Picture: Official Website)NIT Hamirpur. (Picture: Official Website)

Press Trust of India | March 26, 2023 | 08:16 PM IST

HAMIRPUR: A clash broke out between two groups of students on the campus of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Hamirpur purportedly over change in the timings of entry into its hostels.

The incident, which took place on Saturday night, came to light after its video went viral on social media in which students could be seen holding rods and stones. No student was injured in the fight between first year and second year students, a hostel warden said on anonymity.

The incident was a minor one and the situation was soon brought under control, the warden said. No complaint about the incident has been filed, police said. The students had gathered to prepare for 'Nimbus-2023' fair to be organized on the campus. The clash took place in the central block just opposite the administration block of the institute, the warden said.

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