Take a stand for us, students and teachers tell JNU VC

Feb 23, 2016, 08:49 IST | PTI

New Delhi: JNU students and teachers yesterday appealed to the Vice Chancellor to take a stand in favour of the five students who were being looked for by the police in a sedition case and have now surfaced on the campus after being on the run for over 10 days.

JNUSU Vice-President Shehla Rashid Shora. Pic/PTI
JNUSU Vice-President Shehla Rashid Shora. Pic/PTI

“We want the university VC to take a stand like Jadavpur University and AMU that police will not come on campus,” JNU Students Union Vice President Shehla Rashid Shora said.

The JNU Teachers Association (JNUTA) in an emergent meeting held yesterday passed a resolution demanding that the internal mechanism of the university should be allowed to work but only after re-construction of the inquiry panel. JNUTA president Ajay Patnaik said, “We want the university to take a stand and get these charges dropped.”

Students are in professors’ houses: ABVP

Members of ABVP yesterday alleged that five students who  have surfaced on the campus, were hiding in JNU professors' residences. “We are very certain that these students are hiding in residences of professors on campus. We demand an enquiry into the same.” Saurabh Kumar Sharma, Joint Secretary of JNUSU said.

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