KATHMANDU: Professors’ organisation on Thursday condemned the inhumane attack and illtreatment of the Vice Chancellor and the Rector of Tribhuvan University (TU) by students from All Nepal National Independent Students Union-Revolutionary on Wednesday.

Issuing a press statement, Democratic Professor Association (DPA) demanded that the guilty be identified and brought to book.

Another press statement issued by Nepal University Teachers' Association said that the government and university should take stern action against the students involved in smearing black soot on Vice-Chancellor Dr Madhav Prasad Sharma and Rector Prof Dr Surya Lal Amatya.

A press statement from the professors of KathmanduUniversity said that illegal pressure of this nature on officials of the university would irreparably damage the status of higher education in Nepal.