Kolkata Medical college aspirants protest violation of merit based admissions
Kolkata Medical college released its first list of 77 names. However, a few students whose names were not on the list alleged that the list had been created based on donations.
Hundreds of aspirants to the college staged a protest on the college campus for the management's alleged violation of the merit based system by giving admissions based on donations.
Several students protested for four hours demanding the release of a fresh list.
The counselling process organized under the supervision of a lower division court was also disrupted, but the situation was brought under control by the police, reports Express
“It was a silent protest, and the situation was brought under control after police intervened. Some guardians have, however, decided to appeal to court,” said Bandana Barun Chandrashekhar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Suburban Division).