The Delhi University students on Thursday protested outside Vishwavidyalaya Metro station of the Delhi Metro Rail Cooperation (DMRC) to demand rollback of hike in metro fare.

The protest is being organised by AISA (All India’s Student Association) , a Communist Party of India-Marxist-Leninist affiliated group, which the group has termed “Occupy Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station”.

According to media reports, the gathered students occupied Gate no 3 of the Metro station and raised slogans demanding rollback of fair hike.

Heavy police personnel have been deployed near and at the Metro station, media reports added.