Wed, Sep 30, 2015, 02:44 PM
Appa Rao, vice-chancellor of the University of Hyderabad (UH), stated that the dress code for the 17th convocation to be held tomorrow, was changed only to encourage handlooms. He was responding to protests by the students against a stipulated dress code by the university authorities ? that boys should wear kurta pyjama and girls should wear sarees or kurtis. Boys were asked to pay Rs. 200 for an angavastram with the university logo. The students had protested against this.