A student of University of Management Technology (UMT) died in university premises outside library on Monday due to severe heatstroke. Beside the government notifications regarding closure of educational institutes on account of summer vacations, the university not heeding ears to it, conducted exams during the holy month of Ramadan.
The deceased student named Muhammad Moin Manzoor fell outside library in university premises and later succumbed to death due to severe heatstroke. According to the fellows of the deceased, rescue services were not on time and university management didn’t cooperated over the incident, which resulted as life loss of the student, who was in university for examination.
It will be worth mentioning here that, government announced summer vacations from 24th May or exceptionally from 30th May for the institutes conducting exams (including all the government plus private institutes of the Punjab), but beside all this UMT held examination during the holy month of Ramadan.
Government announcing vacations also vowed to deal those institutes strictly, who will not be abiding the government’s instructions regarding closure of educational institutes.
Although after this condemnable incident of life loss of UMT student,the fellow students of the university also asked the authorities to take action against the university for holding examination in such a hot weather during Ramdan, when students are up with fast (religious obligation).
According to the sources, university management called it off today on account of sad demise of student Moin Manzoor.
UMT students outrage over death of fellow student Muhammad Moin Manzoor