New Delhi: Following dreadful violence, students of Jamia, NLS, UoH, AMU and other universities joined hands to extend their support for the JNU victims. Students gathered at the Police headquarters to protest against the brutality.
The reactions to this ghastly violence were almost spontaneous across many campuses in India. Groups of students came together to condemn the violence in the JNU campus.
Delhi – Jamia & AMU
Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University are protesting outside the Delhi police headquarters demanding action against those who attacked students and ransacked the university.
Students at Aligarh Muslim University too protested against the violence in JNU.
Bengaluru – National Law University
Hours after students are professors were attacked, students of the National Law University, Bengaluru held a silent protest at the university campus. They lit candles to show solidarity with their counterparts in JNU. Protests are also scheduled to be held on Monday, January 6, at Bengaluru’s Town Hall at 4 pm.
University of Hyderabad
In Hyderabad, SFI members of the University of Hyderabad, gathered in solidarity with the students who were attacked in JNU. “We are around 200 people protesting against violence against JNU students, who were protesting against the fee hike. We condemn this violence by ABVP and its supporters,” said Abhishek Nandan, Student’s Union President.
In Mumbai, too, protests are scheduled to be held at the Gateway of India at 12 am to protest against the attack on JNU students.
In Pune, students are gathering at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune.
In Kerala, the SFI Kerala unit took out a march to the Accountant General’s office in Thiruvananthapuram. SFI state president VA Vineesh inaugurated the march. “From the beginning, the Modi government from the beginning has been trying to destroy educational institutions in our country. They are saffronising and capitalising the education sector. But we won’t bend to this, we will ideologically oppose their attempt to destroy us with weapons,” Vineesh said.
Thiruvananthapuram District Joint Secretary Ajin said that the people of the country won’t lose in the fight. “We will face the fight using our brains, and not arms. Modi government is destroying everyone who protests. Modi will be forced to correct,” he said.
London – SOAS
Students of SOAS, London will also hold a protest against the brutality and violence against the students of JNU at 10 am on Monday in Bloomsbury, London.