Yechury meets attacked IIT-M scholar over beef fest

Chennai
3 Jun 2017

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury today met the IIT scholar who was attacked for allegedly participating in a beef fest held in the campus, protesting against the Centre's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter. Yechury, General Secretary of CPI(M), met research scholar R Sooraj at a private hospital where he is undergoing treatment, the party said in a release. Sooraj was allegedly attacked by some students of the institute early this week for participating in the beef fest held by a group of students of the institute on May 28.(PTI)