Kanpur: Protests erupted in IIT-Kanpur campus on Monday following the death of a research scholar due to alleged medical negligence in the campus hospital.
As per the reports, Alok Kumar Pandey, a hosteller, complained of chest and neck pain on Monday afternoon. He was immediately rushed to health centre of campus from where he was referred to a heart institute. The IIT-Kanpur student, however, passed away on way to hospital.
After the news of Pandey’s death reached the campus, students began protesting against doctors of institute’s health centre alleging negligence in giving an injection which resulted in his death.