Admission process at Lucknow University was stalled for more than two hours on Tuesday as a group of students protested against admission through the online route, The Times of India reports. Under the aegis of All India Students Association, the students protested outside the university’s administrative block and demanded opening of the offline route for admission. They reasoned that the online process would hit students from the rural areas. A protester said many rural students are not well versed with computers and it would be difficult for them to catch up with the technology. Stating that connectivity was also an issue in the villages and suburbs, another student said internet access is often unavailable during the rainy season.

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