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Rahul Gandhi visits AIIMS, meets professor on hunger strike

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Vice President tonight visited the AIIMS where he the assistant professor of G B Pant Engineering College who has been on an indefinite hunger strike for the last two weeks.

Joshil Abraham, who has been admitted to AIIMS since April 14 night, has been fighting for "lack of infrastructure".

Gandhi turned up at AIIMS at around 8 pm.

Congress' official account tweeted two pictures at around 10:24 PM in which is seen having a conversation with the professor.

"Prof Joshil Abraham of GB Pant Engineering College who is on hunger strike against corruption & lack of infra for students," the tweet read.

"Rahul ji said he will take up the issue as it was a legitimate demand and assured of a consecutive meeting if the issue is not solved," Abraham told PTI.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 02:07 IST