Violence inside JNU, student union president Aishe Ghosh attacked by masked mob

In videos that are being circulated on social media platform show president of JNUSU Aishee Ghosh suffered from a severe head injury and bleeding heavily.

Published: 05th January 2020 08:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th January 2020 01:43 AM   |  A+A-

Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Aishe Ghosh attacked inside JNU campus by alleged ABVP members.

Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Aishe Ghosh attacked inside JNU campus by alleged ABVP members. (Photo | Twitter)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Violence broke out on Sunday evening at Jawaharlal Nehru University where goons wearing masks were seen vandalizing the hostel premises.

In videos that are being circulated on social media platform show president of JNUSU Aishee Ghosh suffered from a severe head injury and bleeding heavily.

“I have been brutally attacked and beaten up by goons who merged in. I am bleeding and not in a condition to talk,” Aishee said.

"ABVP terrorists from DU have entered campus in large numbers with iron rods, and they have been told to single out students' representatives. The JNUSU President, Aishe Ghosh, has been attacked. The Police and guards are aiding and abetting the attackers," JNUSU tweeted.

Another video emerged of Sabarmati hostel in JNU being vandalised by masked people who were seen holding sticks and creating terror.

“Professors who were trying to protect us have been beaten up. These are unknown ABVP goons, not all are students, they have covered their faces, and they are moving towards the hotels near the West Gate,” the student’s body tweeted.

Pinjra Tod, a women's collective of students and alumni of colleges across Delhi, shared on Twitter that there is a 'complete breakdown of normalcy at JNU and open stone pelting, beating of students with rods and lathis.'

“About 20 ABVP students gathered in front of Periyar hostel with sticks, bats, rods and wickets shouting 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' and 'Vande Mataram'. Can't say whether all of them are from JNU,” said a JNU student.

Meanwhile, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has accused left inclined students of vandalising the Periyar hostel of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and severely injuring various students present inside the hostel.

"Around four to five hundred members of the left wing gathered around the Periyar hostel, vandalised the hostel and forcibly entered the hostel to thrash the ABVP activists inside," said ABVP's JNU unit President Durgesh.

The ABVP claims its presidential candidate Manish Jangid was injured badly and may have suffered a fractured hand after the assault on him.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and said that he was shocked to know about the violence at JNU.

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(With inputs from Online Desk and Agencies)


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