The students, who had given a nationwide university strike call, marched to the residence of the interim head of the institution and then went outside the campus and burnt the effigy of the Vice-chancellor, whose ouster they had been seeking.
"Six (students) were shifted (to the health centre) yesterday", Ravindra Kumar, chief medical officer said. One student was continuing with the hunger strike, which resumed three days back after the first batch of his colleagues who went on fast were moved to the health centre. The students first marched to the residence of the officiating Vice-Chancellor Vipin Srivastava in the staff quarters.
Srivastava was given the charge of the institution after VC Aappa Rao went on leave amid escalation of protests last week. Rohith was found hanging in a hostel room on the HCU campus on January 17, sparking strong reactions on the campus and across the country. Rohith and four other students, all from the dalit community, were suspended last year by the varsity for allegedly attacking an ABVP leader.

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