In the night of Monday, January 6, in various cities of India started a mass student protests after Sunday unknown persons in masks staged a pogrom at the University of Jawaharlal Nehru in new Delhi. In the attack, more than 40 people were injured. According to channel NDTV, protests in Aligarh, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Hardraade.
the Students are demanding the immediate punishment of the perpetrators of the attack. In new Delhi, several hundred people gathered for a rally at the headquarters of the city police. They accuse law enforcement officers in the inaction and connivance with the rioters, reports TASS.
the Evening of 5 January, a crowd of 50-70 people in masks attacked the University campus of Jawaharlal Nehru. Criminals beat up students and teachers broke Windows, smashed cars. About 30 students and 12 teachers and professors have got traumas of various severity.
Among the victims – a lot of students who belong to the leftist movements. As suggested by the students, the pogrom could be responsible for members of right-wing youth organizations. For example, is the student organization “Akhil vidyarthi the Bharatiya Parishad”.
the Incident happened against the background of the confrontation between the University administration and students regarding the dramatic increase of the fees for the hostel. It caused dissatisfaction of students and number of teachers. As noted by the students, the innovation and increased their monthly expenses three times, in connection with which many students from poor families cannot continue their studies.