AIZAWL, April 7 - The agitating students of National Institute of Technology, Mizoram, called off their indefinite stir against poor quality of hostel food which they alleged had caused the death of a student, police said today.
The students, who launched agitation on April 2, called off their stir yesterday after the police started enquiry into the death of the student, they said. A first year student Sevsharan Kumar, hailing from Bihar, was taken ill in NIT hostel at Tanhril near Aizawl on March 26 and died in a Guwahati hospital on March 31, they said.
The NIT students alleged that Kumar died after consuming rotten food served in hostel mess. � PTI