Punjab University Students Protest on HEC issue – Samaa TV Breaking News 8-4-2011.
LAHORE (April 8, 2011): Students of the Punjab University protested over transfer of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to the provinces on Friday, demanding withdrawal of the decision.
The students’ rallies, from the chemical department to the Faisal auditorium, protested against the government’s decision. Hundreds of the students, including females, chanted slogans against the government’s decision.
The demonstrators said the HEC’s role has been tremendous and the decision should be taken back. The standard of education in the universities will be affected greatly if the decision is implemented, they said.