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Peace Restored In Jawaharlal Nehru University Campus, Says Delhi Police

Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Aishe Ghosh At JNU: I Have Been Brutally Attacked By Goons Wearing Masks. I Have Been Bleeding. I Was Brutally Beaten Up.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 06 Jan 2020, 12:15:45 AM
JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh Attacked On Campus

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh Attacked On Campus (Photo Credit: Screenshot)

New Delhi:

Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march. At least 18 people, including JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as chaos reigned on the campus for nearly two hours.

The violence drew strong reactions from opposition parties which hit out at the BJP and accused "those in power" of trying to scuttle the voice of students.

JNU Violence | Here are the live updates:

"It is unfortunate. We condemn this. The perpetrators should be punished": Manoj Tiwari, Delhi BJP chief

"Property at JNU was damaged, following which administration asked us to enter campus to restore peace": Devendra Arya, DCP Southwest

Violators of university rules who are trying to disrupt peaceful academic atmosphere of campus will not be spared: JNU

AIIMS Trauma Centre official: Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Aishe Ghosh has got lacerations on forehead and is undergoing investigations

Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives at AIIMS Trauma Centre where 18 people from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have been admitted following violence at university.

ABVP alleges its members, including JNU unit secretary, were attacked by Left-backed students' outfits; 11 members missing.

MHA Sources: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to take stock of situation in Jawaharlal Nehru University; Joint CP rank official to investigate and submit a report.

HRD Ministry seeks immediate report from JNU registrar on situation at campus: Officials to PTI.

Flag march being conducted inside JNU campus, situation under control: PTI quotes Delhi Police.

Swaraj India National President Yogendra Yadav gets heckled outside the JNU campus.

JNU Violence: Administration releases statement

JNU administration releases statement after violence broke out today evening.

"This is an urgent message for the entire JNU Community that there is a law and order situation in the JNU Campus. Masked miscreants armed with sticks are roaming around, damaging property and attacking people.

The JNU Administration has called the police to maintain order.
This is the moment to remain calm and be on the alert. In view of the largeness of the campus, number 100 can also be dialled.
Efforts are already being made to tackle the miscreants.

JNU Teachers' Association to hold a press conference at the campus's North Gate at 9PM tonight.

Seven ambulances have been sent to Jawaharlal Nehru University and 10 ambulances are on standby, reported ANI.

In a statement, ABVP said, "The ABVP members at the JNU have been attacked by people affiliated with the AISA, DSF and AISA. At least 15 students have been injured...Students at various hostels of the JNU have been attacked. The people belonging to the Left organisations have broken the windows."

Clash breaks out between members of JNU Students' Union and ABVP on university campus, say sources; JNUSU claims its president Aishe Ghosh, many others injured in stone pelting by ABVP members

Professor Sucharita Sen attacked, admitted to AIIMS: Reports

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First Published : 05 Jan 2020, 07:51:14 PM

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