Eight student unions stage sit-in calling withdrawal of fee hike

Eight students organisations staged a sit-in before the Department of Education on Thursday, calling for immediate withdrawal of the decision of the institutional schools to hike tuition fees.

The eight students organisations including Nepal Students Union, ANNFSU, ANNFSU (Revolutionary), Madhesi Students Forum, Democratic, ANNFSU (fifth), National Democratic Students Union, Nepal Democratic Students Front jointly staged the sit-in in protest against the hiking of fee by the private schools.

On the occasion, the students organisations also submitted a memorandum to Director General of the Department Dilli Ram Rimal. They have warned of taking a severe step of stopping enrollment work at all the schools if the decision was not withdrawn before April 18, according to ANNFSU spokesperson Aasi Lamichhane.

Source: eKantipur