New Delhi: Huge site visitors snarls had been reported in central Delhi on Monday as lots of of protesting college students of JNU had been stopped from marching in direction of Parliament which additionally led to them struggling with the police.
The authorities additionally shut the entry and exit gates at three Delhi Metro stations close to Parliament to forestall the scholars from approaching parliament.
Earlier, the police put up barricades close to Safdarjung Tomb to cease the scholars from marching in direction of Parliament, which started its winter session on Monday.
The scholars, protesting in opposition to the hostel payment hike, gathered close to Safdarjung Tomb to proceed their protest. They shouted slogans demanding a payment hike rollback.
The Delhi Metro stated in an announcement it could not have trains at Udyog Bhawan and Patel Chowk, whereas the Exit/Entry Gates for Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk and Central Secretariat have been closed quickly.
Huge site visitors jams had been reported within the areas close to Safdarjung Hospital, Aurobindo Marg, AIIMS and Safdarjung Tomb.
Earlier, with posters in hand and chanting anti-fee hike slogans, lots of of scholars marched on the streets of Delhi. The scholars defied the imposition of Part 144 that forestalls the gathering of greater than 4 individuals in a single place, to proceed with their protest march to parliament.
As police put up barricades, the JNU climbed over the barricades, resulting in scuffles with the police.
“The students are struggling hard to clear the barricades installed by the Delhi Police, but they admit that they might not reach parliament because of heavy police and CRPF deployment in the way,” a scholar stated.
The protest march is in opposition to the hostel payment hike.
The protest was held even because the Schooling Secretary addressed their concern by a partial roll again and on Monday introduced a brand new committee to open dialogue with the scholars.