JNU Teachers' Association writes to President, demands removal of VC

JNUTA held the Vice-Chancellor responsible for the 'orgy of violence' in JNU on Sunday.

Published: 06th January 2020 01:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th January 2020 02:55 PM   |  A+A-

Doubts arose about the identity of the miscreants. One student added that around 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 if they were from JNU.'

Violence broke out on Sunday evening at Jawaharlal Nehru University where goons wearing masks were seen vandalizing the hostel premises, and attacking students and teachers. (Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)


NEW DELHI: The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association has written to the President, who is the Visitor to the varsity, demanding the removal of the Vice Chancellor.

Holding the Vice-Chancellor responsible for the "orgy of violence" in JNU on Sunday, JNUTA said entry of goons into the campus without the connivance of the adminstration was not possible.

"The JNUTA with full sense of responsibility accuses the JNU Administration headed by the Vice-Chancellor of being responsible for the orgy of violence in JNU," they said.

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"It is evident that without the connivance of the Administration, the entry into the campus of several of the goons who were not from the campus, and their subsequent exit without being caught, would not have been possible, they said.

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