IMPHAL, July 9 - Students, teachers and staff of Manipur University continued their ongoing agitation demanding removal of Vice Chancellor Prof Adya Prasad Pandey over allegations of financial and administrative irregularities by launching a relay hunger strike at the university�s Canchipur campus near here on Monday.
Manipur University Students Union leaders told media that the relay hunger strike will continue until and unless their demands are fulfilled. MUSU had launched the agitation on May 30.
Meanwhile, the VC, according to an unsigned statement of PRO office, Manipur University issued here on Sunday, has appealed to the agitating students and teachers to consider the career of students of Manipur University and affiliated colleges and discuss the demands. But the agitating groups in a joint press note on Monday said there is no PRO in the University.
The ongoing situation in the University has affected 4,000 university students, besides students studying in 97 affiliated colleges across the State.
State Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday invited Manipur University Teachers�Association leaders for talks on the present unrest.