PhD Scholars & Students Protest in Lahore for HEC – Samaa Tv Breaking News April 12, 2011: Hundreds protest HEC devolution in Lahore:
LAHORE: (April 12, 2011): Students and PhD scholars on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision against the government’s steps aimed at devolution of Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Hundreds of students and faculty of various institutes of Lahore held separate protests in the city, condemning the devolution of HEC and its transfer to provinces.
Participants of these demonstrations termed it as a step to promote provincialism in the country.
Earlier in the day, a three-judge Supreme Court bench directed the HEC to continue work.
The protestors strongly opposed the devolution of HEC