Hindu College girl’s hostel not to open this year?

- Advertisement -

The girl’s hostel at Delhi University‚Äôs Hindu College which was supposed to be functional from the upcoming academic session (2016-17) will not make any enrollments this year, following a row over the rules and fee decided for the residential complex.

‚ÄúIt has been decided that there will be no admissions to the girl’s hostel. Students who have taken the prospectus may return the same and get their fee refunded,‚Äù college principal Anju Srivastava has said in an official circular.

- Advertisement -

Hindu College has been providing on-campus hostel facilities to male students for decades. However, the girl’s hostel which has been constructed, was supposed to be functional from the upcoming academic session (2016-17).

- Advertisement -

The prospectus for admissions to the hostel triggered an outrage among the girl students who alleged that the rules laid down were “discriminatory” and amounted to “moral policing”.

- Advertisement -

The prescribed fee also irked the girl students as the male students of Hindu College pay Rs 47,000 as hostel charges while the girls were asked to pay more than Rs 82,000.

While the principal had earlier maintained that the new rules have been framed to ensure the safety of the residents and maintain decorum, she had justified the fee hike, saying it is a self-financed hostel and the amount is appropriate for maintenance of infrastructure and facilities provided to the residents.

Keep following this space for latest updates on this matter.

Download the DU Express app on Play Store to stay connected with all the latest admission news and campus news 24×7.Click here to download the app.

Join our Telegram channel today free of cost to get all the latest updates delivered directly on your smartphone.Click here to subscribe to our Telegram channel or search for – @DUExpressIndia on Telegram to join.

- Advertisement -
Shivam Malhotra
A social media enthusiast who is in love with this digital world! Wrote the first article for DU Express in May 2016.

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

Notification regarding Exams released by DU

A notification regarding DU exams was recently released on the official website of Delhi University. According to the notification, the exams of students in...

From Divas to WWE Superstars: Bella Twins and The Women’s Revolution

If you've ever been lucky enough to have a WWE phase in your life, there's no way you don't know about The Bella Twins....

FAU-G : THE DESI PUBG’S TEASER RELEASED

FAU-G game is an Indian alternative to a popular Chinese game, PUBG. PUBG was banned by the Indian government last month, along with other...