Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday as masked miscreants attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus.
JNU Violence: More than 30 Students, including the president, were injured
On Sunday evening, more than 30 students, including JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, were injured and taken to the AIIMS Trauma Centre after a masked mob entered JNU and attacked them and professors with sticks and rods. The JNU administration and political leaders, cutting across political lines, had condemned the attack on students and urged the police to take action against the perpetrators.
The HRD Ministry met officials from the JNU administration today and took stock of the situation on the campus following Sunday's violence, even as Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar skipped the meeting. Meanwhile, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank,' who was in Bhubhaneshwar, on Monday said educational institutions cannot be allowed to become "political adda" and vowed "strong action" against the perpetrators of the violence at JNU.
Anurag Kashyap, Anubhav Sinha, Tapsee Pannu, Zoya Akhtar, Diya Mirza, Rahul Bose take part in a protest at Carter Road in Mumbai against yesterday's violence at Delhi's JNU.
BJP, Left supporters face-off in Kolkata during rallies over JNU violence; police baton charge
Police baton-charged supporters of the Left and the BJP as the two sides engaged in a face-off in the city's Jadavpur area during rallies over the violence that rocked the JNU campus in Delhi.
From India to Oxford University, London, Students protested against the JNU Violence. In India, protests took place at DU, Jamia, National Law University, TISS Mumbai, IIT Bombay, Pune University, BHU, etc.
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