No suggestions made to temporarily shut JNU, says VC

Updated: Jan 09, 2020, 11:32 IST | Agencies | New Delhi

"There is no move to do so. Efforts are on to facilitate conducive environment for students," he added.

JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar comes out after a meeting with HRD officials in New Delhi. Pic/PTI
JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar comes out after a meeting with HRD officials in New Delhi. Pic/PTI

New Delhi: JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar, who met HRD Ministry officials on Wednesday over the recent violence on campus, said the university has not made any suggestions to temporarily shut the varsity and efforts are being made to restore normalcy.

The Ministry officials also maintained that no such proposal has been received. "We have not made any such suggestions," Kumar told PTI following reports that the varsity administration suggested the Ministry about temporarily shutting the campus following the mob violence on Sunday. "There is no move to do so. Efforts are on to facilitate conducive environment for students," he added.

Delhi cops get 11 complaints

The police have received 11 complaints, including one lodged by a professor, in connection with the violence in JNU, officers said on Wednesday. Heavy police force continued to be deployed at JNU after a mob of masked young men stormed the varsity campus in south Delhi on Sunday, police said.

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