The parents of students studying in Govt College for Women have protested against the decision of the principal regarding closure of the college hostel here the other day.

They said that the principal had issued orders to close the hostel without any reason. She ordered the students already residing in hostel to vacate the hostel with in a week and refused to give admission to new students in the hostel.

The students belonging to remote areas without hostel facility expressed great annoyance over the unjust order and demanded the Education Department high ups to take notice.

They said that the college principal had no authority to close the hostel. When this scribe contacted the District Officer (Colleges) said that he would look into the matter and sort out the issue as per rules.