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Jamia Milia Islamia students not involved in South Delhi anti-Citizenship Act stir: Varsity

In a statement, the university said that it has already declared winter vacation and postponed semester examination after a clash between police and students on Friday.

Published: 15th December 2019 07:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th December 2019 07:47 PM   |  A+A-

Jamia university students protesting against the Citizenship Act

Jamia university students protesting against the Citizenship Act (Express photo| Parveen Negi)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Jamia Millia Islamia University on Sunday said violence happened in south Delhi during protest by people of nearby areas against the amended Citizenship Act and not during student agitation.

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In a statement, the university said that it has already declared winter vacation and postponed semester examination after a clash between police and students on Friday.

"A large number of students staying in hostels have already left and the Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar appealed to the students to maintain peace," it said.



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