JNU Violence: 100 MPs to Write to Prez Kovind Seeking VC’s Sacking
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Around 100 MPs have been contacted, they have decided to write to the President demanding sacking of JNU VC, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury was quoted by PTI as saying on Tuesday, 7 January.
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone also made headlines as she joined the protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The whole nation erupted in protests against the violence unleashed on the students of JNU by masked miscreants, who entered the campus and thrashed students and faculty members. The masked mob also vandalised hostel rooms and damaged college property.
- The police has also filed an FIR against Aishe Ghosh and 19 others on the complaint of the varsity administration in connection with vandalising servers
- The protest against the JNU violence was called off in Mumbai on Tuesday after the demonstrators were shifted from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan
- JNU Professor Sucharita Sen has filed a police complaint in connection with the violence on Saturday
- Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said “masked men” involved in the JNU attack will soon be unmasked
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Around 100 MPs to Demand President for Sacking JNU VC: Yechury
Around 100 MPs have been contacted, they have decided to write to the President demanding sacking of JNU VC, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury was quoted by PTI as saying on Tuesday.
Cannot Stay Neutral on Such Issues: Actor Varun Dhawan
Cannot stay neutral on such issues. It's dangerous and sad if masked people enter an educational institution and all this happens, says Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, responding to the JNU attack two days after the incident.
Congress Fact Finding Committee to Visit JNU
The four member fact finding committee formed by Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on JNU violence will visit JNU campus tomorrow (8 January) , reports ANI.
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