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13 June 2014

Northeast Committee Meets DU Vice Chancellor

New Delhi, Jun 13 : A committee examining the concerns of people from the northeastern states living in other parts of India, Thursday met i and discussed the steps taken by it for students from the northeast.

The committee, headed by M.P. Bezbaruah, was set up by the home ministry after Nido Tania, a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh, was beaten to death in Delhi in January.

"It was a regular meeting. The committee members asked the university about arrangements made for the northeast students. The main issue discussed was about security, sensitisation and bringing students to the mainstream," Malay Neerav, DU joint dean student's welfare and media coordinator, told IANS.

The meeting lasted for more than an hour.

During the meeting, the university official told the committee about setting up of nodal officers in every colleges to look into issues related to students from northeast region.

The committee is visiting educational institutions in metropolitan cities across India.


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