Northeastern students protest near Parliament

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 14, 2014 12:33 hrs

New Delhi: Over 50 students from the northeast, protesting the violence on people from the region in the capital, sought to march towards Parliament House Friday but were dispersed by police charging at them with batons, an official said.

"The students staged protest around 4.15 p.m. and were marching towards Parliament House," said a police officer. The officer added that police tried to stop them but they continued marching while forming a human chain in the area.

"As the students were just a few metres away from Parliament House and North and South Blocks (which house key ministries), police had to use batons," said the officer.

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