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JNU Violence: HRD Ministry Officials To Meet VC Jagadesh Kumar Tomorrow

After JNU Violence, Massive Protests Were Held In Many Indian Cities Including Mumbai. Stay Tuned To Live Blog For The Latest Updates On The Ongoing Investigation Of The JNU Violence, Political Reactions, And Protests Taking Place Across India.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Anurag Singh | Updated on: 08 Jan 2020, 12:05:35 AM
JNU Violence LIVE: Security Beefed Up Outside Varsity, Protests At Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

JNU Violence LIVE: Security Beefed Up Outside Varsity, Protests At Mumbai’s Azad Maidan (Photo Credit: ANI)

New Delhi:

Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march. After JNU violence, massive protests were held in many Indian cities including Mumbai.

Stay tuned to live blog for the latest updates on the ongoing investigation of the JNU violence, political reactions, and protests taking place across India. 

JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar: There were rumours that some wardens resigned. Our wardens haven't resigned. There is no such resignation that have taken place. Some protesting students surrounded our wardens, shouted on them&humiliated them. Is it way to have any dialogue?

JNU VC MJ Kumar: Around 4:30 pm (on 5th Jan) we came to know that group of students were moving aggressively towards hostel area. Then we sent our security guards to assess and control situation, but more students gathered. Immediately, police was contacted. Situation was contained.

JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar: JNU is known as a very peaceful campus. We always debate and discuss and resolve issues. Violence is never an answer for any grievances. It is very very unfortunate that such violent incident took place in our campus.

JNU violence: HRD Ministry officials to meet JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar tomorrow




Delhi Police sources said Crime Branch of Delhi Police is finding it difficult to identify the accused involved in the violence as CCTV server have been damaged. 

We have visited all the spots and interacted with students in JNU. Currently the investigation is in its initial stage. Students have put their confidence in us& given us few inputs: Joint Commissioner Shalini Singh, Delhi Police

Chintamani Mahapatra, Rector-I/Transparency Officer, JNU: Our goal is to bring back stability and start semester registration process. Protests should be under limits of law&keeping interests of students in mind. Appeal to students to withdraw their strike (against hostel manual and fee hike)

Trivandrum: People from various Left organisations hold protest against Jan 5 violence at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University. 



Nityanand Rai, MoS Home on Jan 5 JNU violence: Bharatiya Janata Party believes in law and order. No worker or leader of BJP can think of such a thing or incite anyone. This is work of communists and congress and Kejriwal.

WATCH Clash between ABVP and NSUI workers in Ahmedabad, Police resorted to lathi charge to disperse the crowd. NSUI was protesting near ABVP officer over JNU violence when clash broke out. Around 10 people injured.



Delhi: A team of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) arrives at Jawaharlal Nehru University to conduct investigation into January 5 violence at the university.

Joint Commissioner Shalini Singh, the Delhi Police officer who has been assigned to submit a fact finding report to Ministry of Home Affairs will visit the JNU campus today.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Devender Arya at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University: No fresh incident has been reported from any part of the university. Active deployment of police to continue both inside and outside the university.

Dr Pramod Kumar, JNU Registrar: We are trying to make the students understand so that the registration process can be restarted. The administration is in contact with the students who are protesting. It is a total myth that we do not talk to them.

Delhi Police Crime Branch team arrives at Jawaharlal Nehru University to investigate January 5 violence at the university.

A four member fact finding committee formed by Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on JNU violence issue is scheduled to meet today at Congress office. They have to submit their report in a week. 

Govt Sources: Claims made by Hindu Raksha Dal Chief Pinky Chaudhary are being investigated. Delhi Police has taken cognizance. To identity masked men in JNU, Police is taking help of video footage as well as face recognition systems. 

Pinky Chaudhary, Hindu Raksha Dal: JNU is a hotbed of anti-national activities, we can't tolerate this. We take full responsibility of the attack in JNU and would like to say that they were our workers.

Delhi Police Crime Branch team arrives at Jawaharlal Nehru University to investigate January 5 violence at the university.



Kapil Agarwal, protester: We were forcibly shifted here to Azad Maidan by Police. But now we have called off our 'occupy Gateway of India' protests, it was a successful protest. Our resistance will continue, we have a long line up of programs. 

Kirit Somaiya, BJP on 'free Kashmir' poster seen in protest against JNU violence at Gateway of India on Monday: I have filed a complaint with Police, they have assured me of investigation. 

Concerned over situation at JNU, Professor CP Chandrasekhar quits Government panel to review economic data. 

Delhi Police has filed a FIR against JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh and 19 others (name not in accused column but in detail list) for attacking security guards and vandalising server room on January 4. The complaint was filed by JNU administration. FIR was registered on January 5.



Delhi Police files FIR against JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh, 19 others for vandalism. 

Delhi: Police personnel outside main gate of Jawaharlal Nehru University. Violence had broken out in the campus on January 5 in which more than 30 people were injured.



Sangramsingh Nishandar, DCP (Zone 1) on protesters evicted from Gateway of India: Roads were getting blocked and common Mumbaikar and tourists were facing problems. We had appealed to protesters many times,have now relocated them to Azad Maidan. 

Mumbai: Protesters at Gateway of India were evicted by Police and relocated to Azad Maidan.





Members of ABVP held protest at Hutatma Chowk on Monday against violence at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University. 

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First Published : 07 Jan 2020, 09:01:04 AM

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