December 08, 2010
Students protest against privatization of institutions LAHORE: The students of Islami Jamiat Talaba staged a protest in front of Punjab Assembly premises against privatization of educational institutions; the demo soon turned into a violent show, Geo News reported Wednesday.
The students attempted to pull down the Assembly gate; however, the police baton-charged to break them up. The students went on rampage and broke some chairs, tables and other furniture lying outside the Assembly.
The students raised full-throated slogans against the government in protest against privatization and installing Boards of Governors at educational institutions
In this entire meantime, the students kept pelting stones at police and Assembly building.
The students transgressed into the Assembly’s premises however, they could not make into the main hall thanks to heavy contingents of police.
At least two vehicles were torched on the violent spot.