Hyderabad, Sept. 9 -- Students of Hyderabad's Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) have asked the authorities to reopen the campus.

In a joint statement on Thursday, the Students Islamic Organization (SIO) and Azad United Students Federation (AUSF) , demanded the Vice-Chancellor to reopen the university for students.

SIO MANUU president Abdul Qavi Adil, Student's Union president Umar Farooq, and AUSF president Amir Suhail released the joint statement on behalf of their organisations.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a colossal effect on education as the University has been closed for more than one and a half years now, Umar Farooq remarked.

However, as large-scale vaccination and other precautions have, at least temporarily, che...