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Thursday, May 5, 2016

‪#‎FightBackJNU‬!Indefinite Hunger Strike enters Day 9. Update on health of the striking students ‪#‎FightBackJNU‬

Indefinite Hunger Strike enters Day 9. Update on health of the striking students


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Kanhaiya Kumar admitted at JNU health centre in semi-conscious state

Kanhaiya, along with other JNU students, was on a hunger strike against the punishment issued by the university in connection with the February 9 event.

Media reports:JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar's condition deteriorated as his indefinite fast entered the eighth day.

On Thursday, he was admitted to the university's health centre in a semi-conscious state, where he was being treated for low blood pressure (BP).

Kanhaiya, along with other JNU students, was on a hunger strike against the punishment issued by the university in connection with the February 9 event. While he was rushed to hospital, five students withdrew from the protest citing deteriorating health conditions. The ketone levels and BP of other protesting students were also reported to be low, according to the test reports from the health centre. Kanhaiya's BP dropped to 56 and his glucose levels also dipped drastically.


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