Jinnah: Violence, lathicharge in AMU over Jinnah portrait | India News
Police later carried out lathicharge and fired tear gasoline shells on the protesting college students. Slogan-shouting members of Hindu Jagran Manch, HYV and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) have been challenged by AMU college students when the previous tried to make their manner into the campus to forcibly take away the portrait. AMU college students armed with sticks reached the gate and confronted the activists.
Shortly afterwards, police resorted to lathicharge and fired tear gasoline shells to disperse almost 1,000 AMU college students marching to the police station. They have been demanding instances in opposition to the activists, in addition to BJP MP Satish Gautam who had raised the problem within the first place. UP DGP OP Singh stated, “The state of affairs is below management however reasonable power had for use to disperse the scholars because the state of affairs might have worsened.”
In the meantime, asserting that Jinnah shouldn’t be a task mannequin for Indian Muslims, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday stated he was assured that the “patriotic” AMU administration and the scholars would resolve the row with a “delicate strategy”, PTI reported. Naqvi additionally stated issues have “modified” in India after 1938, when Jinnah was accorded life membership of the AMU college students’ union.