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Mumbai Students hold midnight protest against violence in Delhi’s JNU

Mumbai: College students from numerous faculties right here held a protest on the Gateway of India on Sunday midnight to sentence the JNU violence.

Former JNU college students Umar Khalid and Kunal Kamra have been a part of the group which additionally held a candlelight vigil to indicate solidarity with JNU college students.

Children, largely college students from totally different metropolis faculties, assembled on the pavement throughout Lodge Taj close to the Gateway of India to sentence the violence.

It was an “impromptu meeting at a brief discover, a scholar mentioned.

Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru College on Sunday night time as masked males armed with sticks and rods attacked college students and lecturers and broken property on the campus, prompting the administration to name in police which performed a flag march.

A minimum of 28 individuals, together with JNU College students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh, have been injured as chaos reigned on the campus for almost two hours.

Eyewitnesses alleged the attackers entered the premises when a gathering was being held by JNU Lecturers’ Affiliation on the problem of violence on campus and assaulted college students and professors. In addition they barged into three hostels. Video footage aired by some TV channels confirmed a gaggle of males, who have been brandishing hockey sticks and rods, shifting round a constructing.

The Left-controlled JNUSU and the RSS-backed ABVP blamed one another for the incident.

(PTI)

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