New Delhi: Students and teachers of Delhi University belonging to Other Backward Class category on Monday staged protest outside the residence of Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal at Kushak road.

Handing over a memorandum to Sibal, the protestors demanded that benefit of OBC seats in the recruitment of teachers and in admission be given to same class.

Earlier, it was decided that the vacant seats under OBC category will be filled by the general category.

Academic Forum of Social Justice chairman Dr Kedar Kumar Mandal said, “The forum has demanded to offer Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship to the OBC students and non transfer of OBC seats to the general category in Law faculty of Delhi University.”

The forum also demanded filling up vacant seats of teaching and non-teaching staff under the OBC category in all the education institutions.

JPN/Bureau