Student protests at JNU: Union minister blocked


New Delhi: Student protests at JNU over fee hike, restrictions on hostels and special clothing codes.

The students staged a demonstration on campus. And boycott the graduation ceremony.

The students, who had blocked Union Minister Ramesh Pokriyal from attending the ceremony, reports said.

Students who tried to break the police barricade were forcibly removed. The students are of the view that they will not withdraw from the strike until the new order issued by the university is withdrawn.

The university was closed following a protest led by the JNU student union.

Students in JNU have been struggling for the past two weeks’ alleged price hike.


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