Friday, 19 April 2024

 

 

LATEST NEWS NSS PEC Organized Blood Donation Camp in Collaboration with PGIMER Biomed lab science day celebrated at RBU Singer Javed Ali recorded the song for Speed India Entertainment & HGV Anup Jalota, Udit Narayan, Babul Supriyo, and other singers received Dr. K.J. Yesudas Achievement Award Unique Initiative: Punjab's CEO Sibin C to go live on Facebook on April 19th Special monitoring of Social Media for Model Code of Conduct compliance - Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal In unique initiative, administration launches video helpline number 83605-83697 for speech and hearing-impaired voters Sakshi Sawhney directs procurement agencies to expedite wheat lifting Will make Punjabi the number one language in Chandigarh - Sanjay Tandon Vigilance Bureau nabs ASI for accepting Rs 4,500 bribe Magnificent Display of Indian Culture at LPU's annual 'One India-2024' Cultural Fest Suzuki Motorcycle India expands its footprint in Kerala Unlike Ravneet Bittu, Congress Has Always Respected Beant Singh Ji’s Legacy: Amarinder Singh Raja Warring Kunwar Vijay Pratap's speech should be taken seriously and investigation should be conducted: Partap Singh Bajwa Anatomy of a Half Truth" by Purbasha Ghosh; Unveiling the Layers of Truth 'AAP's Mission 13-0, CM Mann introduces AAP's 13 Lok Sabha candidates of Punjab Mann introduced AAP's 13 Lok Sabha candidates to the people of Punjab Vigilance Bureau nabs ASI for accepting Rs 15,000 bribe J&K at threshold of mega development under PM Modi’s leadership : Surjeet Singh Slathia Breaking: Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) 10th Result 2024 Declared Shayar Movie Review: A Magical Journey Through The World Of Shayari

 

After Gurmehar, DU students take on ABVP

Listen to this article

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

New Delhi , 28 Feb 2017

Shouting "ABVP Go Back", thousands of students marched through Delhi University on Tuesday to denounce the RSS-affiliated body for attacking students, teachers and journalists in the campus.Some 4-5,000 students, mostly girls, walked from Khalsa College at the edge of the university through the sprawling campus and finally gathered at the Arts Faculty, constantly raising slogans all the time.Many held banners demanding the right to freedom of speech and condemning the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for the February 21-22 disturbances in the otherwise placid campus."We are here to show solidarity and to make the ABVP understand that DU stands together against violence," student Hindolee Dutta told IANS.Dutta was from Lady Shri Ram College, whose student Gurmehar Kaur got death and rape threats after launching a social media campaign against the ABVP.Gurpreet, a student of Delhi's Ambedkar University, told IANS: "There have been increasing threats to the rights of citizens and students. Our right to protest has been taken away by the ABVP and RSS."This is not just about Delhi University but the whole nation."

Hindolee and Gurpreet spoke as a mass of students walked slowly towards the Arts Faculty holding banners and shouting slogans. A large number of police personnel accompanied them.The protest mainly drew students from Delhi University, one of the oldest in the country, as well as a sprinkling from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Ambedkar University and Jamia Millia Islamia.Several lecturers also joined the march.On February 21, the ABVP forced the Ramjas College in the campus to axe a seminar due to the participation of a JNU student charged with sedition last year.The next day, ABVP activists were accused of attacking students, teachers and journalists during a protest march.Protesters insisted their march on Tuesday was not political but for freedom in the campuses."I was bruised on the 22nd because of stone pelting. I don't belong to any political party. I am here to protest against violence," said a Ramjas College girl student who did not want to be named.A lecturer who joined the show of strength underlined that she was there "for the safety of students threatened by the ABVP".

Another teacher, Avinash, added: "This is not about ABVP, this is about hooliganism. The people who indulged in violence are not nationalists, they are macho elements.""ABVP Down Down," "ABVP Go Back" and "ABVP Don't be Creepy" were among the slogans the students raised. Another was: "Delhi Police, Sanghi Police."The call for Tuesday's march was given by the Left-leaning All India Students Association but attracted even those who are not with the group. Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar also joined the protest.Among the political leaders who addressed the students were D. Raja (CPI), Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M) and Yogendra Yadav (Swaraj Abhiyan). Also on Tuesday, members of the Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI) staged a hunger strike in the campus, also against the ABVP."After the Ramjas violence, a majority of students who want a peaceful campus are scared... There is hardly any space for debate," NSUI President Amrita Dhawan told IANS. "Nothing justifies violence."On Monday, the ABVP held a "Tiranga march" in the university. It has said it will organise another show of strength on Thursday. 

 

Tags: PROTEST , ABVP , Kanhaiya Kumar

 

 

related news

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery

 

 

5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2024 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD