Kathmandu, Dec 5 : The students affiliated to the Nepal Students Union (NSU) close to the Nepali Congress (NC) have been padlocking the offices of the Tribhuvan University (TU)'s officer-bearers in connection to arbitrarily granting colleges TU's affiliation.
The student leaders and cadres padlocked the offices of TU's Vice-Chancellor, Chairperson of Education and Chief of Planning Directorate protesting that the TU had granted affiliation arbitrarily to the certain private and community colleges for running the course of Bachelors of Computer Applications (BCA).
NSU leader Jagadish Bhatta shared that they padlocked the offices of TU office-bearers since December 2.
According to him, TU has recently granted affiliation to 116 campuses for running the BCA course. They have also demanded the withdrawal of application.
Bhatta said that they would continue with their protest until their demand is met. The daily works of the TU's has been obstructed due to the padlock, said Executive Director of the Planning Directorate Prof Dr Hridish Kumar Pokharel.