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Monday, 06 April 2020 3.31 PM IST

JNU violence: Students marches to campus gate, case transferred to CB; Teachers' Association demands removal of VC

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NEW DELHI: A day after violence broke out on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, JNU students on Monday carried out a protest march from Sabarmati hostel to the campus's main gate raising "Delhi Police go back" slogans.

Around 700 police personnel were deployed outside its gates on Monday, police said. The police said the large deployment has been made to maintain law and order.

Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police.

Many were injured and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh suffered a head injury. All 34 students who were admitted to AIIMS trauma centre were discharged on Monday morning.

The Delhi Police on Monday transferred the case related to the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to its Crime Branch even as two top officials of the premier institute met LG Anil Baijal to apprise him about the prevailing situation there, officials said.

Meanwhile, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Monday demanded the removal of Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar after the attack on students and faculty members.

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