Swabi college agrees to accommodate more students
SWABI, Oct 3: Activists of the Islami Jamiat Talaba and Muslim Students
Federation on Tuesday blocked the Mardan road in protest against refusal of the
administration of postgraduate college to give admission to students who had
cleared their FA and FSc examinations in the third division.
students, led by IJT president Abdul Salam and MSF president Shamsul Rehman,
marched from the college to the Gohati bus stop where they blocked the
During the road blockade, people faced difficulties as students did
not allow anybody use the Gohati bridge.
The protesters raised slogans
against the college administration and demanded that all students who had
cleared their second year examination should be given admission to the third
They demanded that the number of seats should be increased and the
fee should be reduced.
The college principal and local administration
held talks with protesting students, and assured them of 20 per cent increase in
the number of seats in the third year class, which would enable all the third
division holders to get admission to the college. Dawn
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