new Delhi. Violence erupted on Sunday evening at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Dozens of masked people attacked students and teachers on campus. In this, University Students Union President Aishi Ghosh was seriously injured. At the same time, stone pelting started in front of Periyar Hostel. Also, students were prevented from registering by attacking them with sticks. Police have reached the campus after the incident.
This evening there was a lot of uproar and assault on the JNU campus. Sources have said that there was a clash between the Students Union and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). Actually, a meeting was called by the JNU Teachers Association, in which there was a ruckus. The students' union has claimed that its president Aishi Ghosh and several other students have been beaten up by members of ABVP. Student union president Ishi Ghosh got hurt in the fight.
#WATCH Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president & students attacked by people wearing masks on campus. 'What is this? Who are you? Step back, who are you trying to threaten? … ABVP go back, 'can be heard in video. (note: abusive language) pic.twitter.com/gYqBOmA37c
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Aishi told the media, 'I was brutally attacked by goons wearing masks. I'm bleeding According to TV reports, activists of the Left's student unit and JNU teachers were demonstrating on the issue of fee hike and there has been a fighting in the meantime. It is not yet known whether anyone else was injured in this incident. It is being told that the goons got into large numbers by wearing masks and attacked them with sticks. During this time teachers have also been attacked and the cars present there have also been broken.
The student leaders of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) have alleged that the students of the Periyar Hostel of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) were critically injured by leftist students. Around four to five hundred Left members gathered at the Periyar hostel, vandalized and forcibly infiltrated the workers of the ABVP sitting inside.
JNUSU, while dismissing the claim, immediately said that the ABVP and the administration are busy spreading the false story. JNUSU general secretary Satish Chandra said, the ABVP and administration are targeting students' performance over the increased fees. There are false allegations being made to mislead students and society.
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