he Punjab Youth Congress today took out a march from the Congress Bhawan of Sector 15 to encircle the SC ST students’ office in Chandigarh Sector 37, protesting against the continuation of the scholarship of the students for the last 3 years, but the police took him to the Sector 15 Congress Bhavan. Stopped by putting barricades outside. When no such thing happened, water showers were used to disperse the crowd. At the same time, the Punjab Youth Congress chief Amarjit Singh Lali, who led the Protest, was taken into custody by the police and some of his colleagues also took the police into their own cars demanding that the SC ST The amount of scholarship to be issued, which has not been issued by the Central Government for 3 years, will be issued immediately. Chandigarh Police had carried out road safety arrangements to stop Youth Congress workers.
In fact, for the last 3 years, in the SC ST account, there is no scholarship for the post matriculate students. According to the Act made in 2002, Post Matriculation students are taking advantage of this scholarship upto 250 to 1200. The number of these students is close to three lakh and 1000 colleges in Punjab are taking advantage of it. According to the Youth Congress, nearly 17 billion rupees are owed to the central government, 15 percent of which the state government and 85 percent of the central government has to give.