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JNU graffiti row: Varsity condemns ‘exclusivist tendencies’ on campus, orders probe

Slogans of ‘Brahmins go Back’ and ‘Go Back to Shakha’ were seen sprayed across the walls and doors of some faculty rooms at JNU’s School of International Studies on Thursday.

JNU graffiti row: Varsity condemns ‘exclusivist tendencies’ on campus, orders probe
On Thursday, slogans such as "Brahmins Go Back", "Go Back To Shakha" and "There will be blood", among others were seen sprayed across the walls and staff room doors at the SIS. (Photo source: IE)

The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration said it has taken a serious view of the defacement of walls and faculty rooms at its School of International Studies by some unknown elements on Thursday and ordered a probe into the incident. 

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On Thursday, slogans such as “Brahmins Go Back”, “Go Back To Shakha” and “There will be blood”, among others were seen sprayed across the walls and staff room doors at the SIS. 

In a statement issued yesterday, JNU’s Acting Registrar stated that the Dean, School of International Studies, and the Grievances Committee have been asked to inquire and submit a report to the Vice Chancellor. 

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“The Vice-Chancellor has taken a serious note of the incident of defacement of walls and faculty rooms by some unknown elements in SIS, JNU. The administration condemns these exclusivist tendencies on campus. Such incidents will not be tolerated as JNU belongs to all,” the notice read.     

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First published on: 02-12-2022 at 13:10 IST