Rohith Vemula suicide: Rahul Gandhi joins mass hunger strike at Hyderabad Central University‹

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday joined the mass hunger strike at the Hyderabad Central University (HCU)  to express solidarity with the students protesting against suicide of Rohith Vemula, Dalit scholar who committed suicide two weeks ago.

Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma also joined Rahul and the students at the protest site. Sitting on a podium with a garland around his neck, Rahul was seen interacting the students who were expelled along with Rohith earlier.

Late night yesterday the Congress vice-president reached the HCU and participated in a candle light march by the students to mark the birth anniversary of Rohith Vemula.