Rampant string of events rampaged in the JNU campus when a group of masked men armed with lathis and iron carried a riot inside the campus premises on Sunday evening hitting both students and teachers. 30 people have been seriously injured and have been hospitalized in emergency.
Here are 7 Major developments in JNU:-
The Vice Chancellor appealed for peace
JNU Vice Chancellor, Jagadesh Kumar said, “Would like to appeal to all students to maintain peace. University stands by all the students to facilitate their pursuit of academic activities. We will ensure that their winter semester registration will take place without any hindrance. The students don't need to fear about their process. "The top priority of the University is to protect the academic interests of our students.”
JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh discharged from AIIMS
The JNU Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh was injured in the violence at the university and was later discharged from AIIMS on Monday. Ghosh suffered head injuries and alleged that he was hit with stones and rods by members of the RSS-affiliated ABVP.
Minister spoke to Delhi Lieutenant governor
Amit Shah spoke to Delhi Lieutenant governor Anil Baijal requesting him to call representatives from Jawaharlal Nehru University and hold meetings.
FIR has been registered
According to Delhi Police sources, media confirms that an FIR has been registered in connection with the ferocity at JNU.
Delhi cabinet meeting at Delhi CM’s residence
A meeting is scheduled at Delhi Chief Ministers Arvind Kejriwal’s residence over the major mob outbreak at the JNU.
Heavy Security patrols at JNU post violence
Massive deployment of security personnel remained in place today at Jawaharlal Nehru University, with authorities only allowing students with valid ID cards inside the campus which had witnessed violence.
demands VC’s resignation
The JNU Students’ Union went on to demand for the resignation of Vice Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar. "This Vice-Chancellor is a cowardly Vice-Chancellor who introduces illegal policies through the backdoor, runs away from the questions of students or teachers and then manufactures a situation to demonize JNU," said a statement from JNUSU. "For nearly seventy days now, the students of JNU have been fighting a courageous battle to save their university from the clutches of privatisation and greed. The VC is adamant that by sending a message that a fee hike has happened in JNU, he can prove that accessible education is not possible," it added.