JNU students beaten by extremist Hindus


DM Monitoring
NEW DELHI JNU Live News Updates: A masked mob armed with sticks and bricks attacked students and teachers inside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Sunday. Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU), is among those attacked, and has sustained head injuries. JNUSU claimed members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) were behind the attack. “ABVP in police presence is moving around with lathis, rods, hammers with their faces under masks. They are pelting bricks, climbing over walls and getting into hostels and beating up students. Several teachers and students have also been beaten up. JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh has been brutally attacked and her head is bleeding very badly. Students are trying to save themselves while being chased by ABVP goons while the police is complicit in their crimes, it is taking the orders from Sanghi Professors, forcing students to chant Bharat Mata ki Jai slogans!” the students union said in a statement. ABVP has denied the allegations. “The students were attacked by students of AFSI, AISA and DSF. At least 15 students were injured,” it said in a statement. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Sunday resorted to blame game after masked miscreants entered the university campus and attacked people. Calling it an “emergency situation”, the JNUSU alleged that the ABVP members, with their faces masked, were moving in the campus with lathis, rods and hammers and beating up students. According to the sources, the clash took place during a public meeting organised by the JNU Teachers’ Association. “Several teachers and students have been beaten up. JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh Members of the Left-backed student outfits alleged that outsiders were allowed to enter the campus and they barged into hostels, including girls’ hostels. JNUSU added, “Students are trying to save themselves while being chased by ABVP goons while the police is complicit in the crimes, forcing students to chant ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans.”