As the nation-wide protests by research scholars for revision in fellowship stipend intensify, T5E correspondent Anvitha Reddy studies the present situation. Timeline 2014: Last
A large number of students (750 by a conservative estimate) assembled at Himalaya lawns over the course of the protest. The organizers had several grievances including the food’s poor quality and lack of nutrition, and bad hygiene in the messes. They also claimed that the quality of the food offered for amount charged for it at IITM was not on par with what is being offered at other IITs.