Tension prevailed on the campus of a private university in Mohali following a clash between two groups of students belonging to Haryana and Assam The clash erupted at a hostel mess on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday when some students from Haryana assaulted five Assamese students.The police complaint states Partha Barua, who hails from Guwahati, was threatened and assaulted in the mess hall when he refused to move out of the queue.Later, at around 1.30am, around 10 students from Haryana assaulted five Assamese students and passed racist remarks, states the complaint.Those who were assaulted include Kamal, Sahil, Vishal and Shubhankar, all residents of Guwahati and pursuing BTech from the university.The students called up the police and a team was sent to the spot.
However, no FIR was filed till the filing of this report. Gharuan police station SHO Himmat Singh said that after receiving the information, a police team was immediately rushed to the spot.“Some students had fought with each over a minor issue.
No one had received any serious injuries in the incident.
We have received the complaint and started investigations,” he said.