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Jamia Teachers Take Out Peace March, Raise Voice Against Citizenship Law

New Delhi: The Jamia Lecturers’ Affiliation on Wednesday “categorically” rejected the controversial Citizenship Modification Act and the Nationwide Register of Residents and mentioned, “we don’t want another Partition”.

The JTA, which took out a peace march to thank numerous universities that supported the Jamia college students of their protest in opposition to the regulation, mentioned it has arrange a fact-finding committee to probe the “police brutality” on the campus through which greater than 50 college students have been injured.

The academics’ affiliation additionally sought withdrawal of instances registered in opposition to college students and satisfactory compensation for the lack of property throughout the police motion on Sunday.

Strict motion should be taken in opposition to those that used pressure on harmless college students, the academics’ physique mentioned.

Throughout the march, greater than 500 academics and analysis students carried placards studying “I stand with Jamia”, “I am against CAA” and messages expressing gratitude to all supporting universities.

The marchers additionally carried a big map of India displaying websites of campus protests throughout the nation.

JTA secretary Majid Jamil mentioned, “Our protest on December 13 against CAA was peaceful. After two hours, another protest was called.”

“They wanted to proceed to Parliament peacefully. Police didn’t allow. They fired teargas shells at Jamia students when they were writing their exams,” he mentioned.

The JTA mentioned such incidents have been occurring repeatedly in Jawaharlal Nehru College, Delhi College and different universities prior to now few years. “We are going through a critical phase,” it mentioned.

(PTI)

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