Bhubaneswar, 06/02/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : The students of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) called off their strike following assurance from police to fulfill their demands.
The agitating students were demanding action against MLA Debashish Samantaray’s son, who had caused an accident that led to the death of a girl student. The students also demanded compensation for the family members of the deceased.
While Suchismita Biswal, an MCA student of the university, died after being hit by a Tata Safari SUV on Saturday night, her friend identified as Pragyan Tiwari sustained injuries in the accident.
Meanwhile, the police conducted raids at the office of Siddharth Construction, which is owned by one of the relatives of MLA Debashish Samantaray.