Medical college students hold protest against ‘snatching’ of hostel building
KARACHI: Medical students from interior Sindh are denied rights of living in Dow Medical College hostel in Karachi.
The MBBS students held a protest before the Karachi Press Club demanding rehabilitation of students in the building.
A fourth year student of MBBS from Kashmore, Shehzad Ali apprised Dialogue Pakistan that Institute of Physical and Medical Rehabilitation (IPMR) was established in two of the three buildings allotted for hostel. Then, he said, one hundred students were forced to live in 30 rooms as they had no shelter to live beneath.
He claimed that later all the three buildings were vacated from them. “They snatched our hostels,” he said.
“We staged dozens of protests. We are launching hunger strike now. We may also invade red zone area, if our demands are not met,” he said.