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Sunday, Apr 05, 2020

'Organised attack by goons of RSS and ABVP': Aishe Ghosh on JNU violence

Protests, mostly by students, continue across the country on Monday, a day after the Jawaharlal Nehru University witnessed violence by masked men.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jan 06, 2020 23:04 IST
'Organised attack by goons of RSS and ABVP': Aishe Ghosh on JNU violence
JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh

Students across the country on Monday continued to protest against the violence on Jawaharlal Nehru University campus a day earlier in which masked men with sticks, rods and hammers attacked students and teachers and damaged property.

At least 23 students and teachers, injured in the violence, were admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences that began around 6pm after a demonstration against hike in hostel and academic fees. Aishe Ghosh, president of JNU Students Union, was seen bleeding from her head in a video and was heard saying, “I was brutally attacked. I am bleeding and not in a condition to talk.”

The Left-controlled JNUSU and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) have blamed each other for the violence that continued for nearly two hours.

The violence prompted the varsity administration to call in police which conducted a flag march.

Here are the live updates:

06:41 PM IST

Internal security of campus is with JNU administration: Delhi Police

Internal security of campus is with JNU administration: Delhi Police

06:41 PM IST

'Fact finding committee formed': Delhi police PRO

Delhi Police PRO, MS Randhawa on JNU Violence: A committee has been formed under the Joint Commissioner of Police, for fact finding and to avoid any delay in investigation and inquiry. We have found some vital clues and we are trying that the case is solved soon.

06:30 PM IST

Indian Youth Congress protest against JNU violence

Indian Youth Congress members hold a march from Raisina Road to India Gate against yesterday's violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

06:27 PM IST

Attack led by JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh: ABVP's Manish Jangid

Manish Jangid, ABVP: The attack was led by JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh and others. I was thrashed by the mob led by AISA's Satish Chandra Yadav. We will file an FIR and until police ensures us our safety we will no go back to the University campus.

06:05 PM IST

Students, teachers of Jadavpur University protest against JNU violence

Teachers and students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University are taking out a procession and protesting violence at JNU.

05:42 PM IST

'Organised attack by goons of RSS and ABVP': Aishe Ghosh on JNU violence

Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Aishe Ghosh: Yesterday's attack was an organised attack by goons of RSS and ABVP. Since past 4-5 days violence was being promoted in the campus by some RSS affiliated professors and ABVP. #Delhi

05:37 PM IST

'Called police for 2 hours but got no help': JNUSU vice president

"We called police for two hours but did not get any help," said JNUSU vice president, Saket Moon.

05:13 PM IST

'They were singling out people and attacking': Aishe Ghosh

"It was an organised attack, they were singling out people and attacking," said Aishe Ghosh on Sunday's violence at JNU.

05:07 PM IST

'JNUTF stands with JNU'

Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Federation (JNUTF) stands with the JNU students, faculty and staff and their families in this hour of crisis and would like to work with them in restoring normalcy in the JNU campus. : ANI

05:05 PM IST

Could not sleep the whole night: Anil Kapoor on JNU violence

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor on JNU Violence: It has to be condemned. It was quite sad & shocking what I saw, it was very disturbing. I could not sleep the whole night thinking about it. Violence is not going to get us anything and those who have done it should be punished. : ANI

04:02 PM IST

25 crore people likely to participate in nationwide strike on Jan 8

25 crore people likely to participate in nationwide strike on Jan 8: Trade unions

04:01 PM IST

Fascist strike by BJP on students: Mamata Banerjee on JNU violence

It was a fascist strike by BJP on students: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on #JNU violence.

03:27 PM IST

ABVP protests outside Mumbai college, accuses left of orchestrating violence

ABVP protests outside Mumbai college against #JNU violence; accuses Leftist outfits and JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) of orchestrating attack : PTI

03:17 PM IST

JNU Teachers' Association demands removal of VC

JNU Teachers' Association demands removal of vice chancellor following attack on students and teachers.

03:02 PM IST

Cong, AAP, Left creating unrest in country, universities: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday condemned the attack on students and teachers in JNU and accused the Congress, the AAP and the left parties of creating an atmosphere of unrest in the country.


"I condemn the violence which took place last night in JNU. Some elements from Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and the Left are deliberately trying to create an atmosphere of violence and unrest in the country, especially in universities. This should be investigated," Javadekar tweeted.

First published: Jan 06, 2020 08:01 IST