As per an officials statement on Thursday, The 10-day shutdown of the Assam University in the wake of an indefinite hunger strike by students demanding withdrawal of the rustication order of a research scholar has come to an end.
The decision was taken at a late night meeting between the agitating students and the varsity administration mediated by local BJP MP Rajdeep Roy.
Nine striking students were admitted to hospital after they fell ill and were released later.
With the students sitting in front of the main gate and not allowing anyone including teachers to enter the campus, functioning of the university had come to a standstill.
AU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dilip Chandra Nath had on Tuesday said the convocation scheduled on March 1 has been postponed indefinitely due to the agitation.