Delhi University student organisations hold rallies, defy ban
Members of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad — which occupied three top positions in DUSU last year — held a rally in North Campus on Monday, demanding action against people responsible for the molestation case. While university officials had approached ABVP members during their protest at the Faculty of Arts. “They told us that we did not have permission to hold a rally. We said since we are DU students, we have the right to be present on campus,” ABVP state secretary Rohit Chahal said.
He said, “The university is trying to put an end to students’ politics on campus. We will not let this happen. There should be someone or some authority to put students’ demands forward. Through the ban, the university has also targeted other organisations which have been raising their voice against the administration.”
Amrishranjan Pandey, the spokesperson of NSUI, said, “While the elections are very near, the ban has not affected us too much. Even today, we took out a protest in South Campus on the issue of lack of transport facilities. Since the university has banned rallies on campus, we were protesting on the streets which fall under the PWD.”
Other organisations like Students’ Federation of India and All India Students’ Association denounced incidents of
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