‘Fascists in Control’: Rahul Gandhi, Kejriwal React to JNU Attack

Politicians, journalists and Bollywood actors reacted with shock and horror at the violent attack on JNU students.

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After students of JNU were brutally attacked, politicians, journalists, and Bollywood actors reacted with shock and horror. Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi’s chief minister, said that he is “shocked to know about the violence at JNU” and the “police should immediately stop violence and restore peace.”

Meanwhile MHA sources, according to ANI, stated that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to take stock of situation in the college and Joint CP rank official to investigate and submit a report.

Many leaders have condemned the violence, including external Affairs Minister Jaishankar, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor among others.

‘Against Tradition of the Univ’: Jaishankar

Kejriwal, also wrote “Spoken to Honorable Lieutenant General and urged him to direct police to restore order. He has assured that he is closely monitoring the situation and taking all necessary steps.”

‘Desperate Attempt by Forces of Anarchy’

Fascists in Control of Our Nation: Rahul Gandhi

‘Can’t Believe Neither PM nor HM Have Condemned Violence’

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that he has asked a delegation of All India Professionals’ Congress to reach JNU.

‘Govt Wants Universities to Be Safe’: Sitharaman

‘Shame on Our Democracy’ Says Mamata Banerjee

A TMC delegation has also headed to Delhi. They stated, “We strongly condemn brutality unleashed against students/teachers in JNU. No words enough to describe such heinous acts. A shame on our democracy. Trinamool delegation led by Dinesh Trivedi (Sajda Ahmed, Manas Bhunia, Vivek Gupta) headed to Delhi to show solidarity with Shaheen Bagh and JNU.”

‘Enmity of Modi Govt to JNU is Well-Known’

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala also tweeted saying that “enmity of Modi government to JNU is well-known.” He also asked how “goondas are brandishing lathis” and beating up students when “Delhi Police is at the gate of JNU."

‘Cowardly, Planned Attack’: Sharad Pawar

‘Pure Goondaraj’

‘Terror on JNU Campus’

‘World Watches’

‘What is Campus Admin Doing?’

‘Role of Police Under Scanner’

Bollywood Actor Swara Bhasker’s Plea to Delhiites for Help

Bollywood Actor Swara Bhasker also took to twitter and urged the people of Delhi to show up in large numbers outside JNU. Bhasker had tweeted a video of her pleading the people to help the students.

(With inputs from ANI)

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