Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students on Monday marched, in solidarity with the missing student Najeeb Ahmed, from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar on Monday.
The march started around 4 in the afternoon at Mandi house with almost one thousand students in solidarity. Slogans were raised against the JNU administration and the police.
The police force was present at the Jantar Mantar to avoid any mishappening or unexpected actions.
Najeeb Ahmed, 27, an M.Sc student at JNU has been missing from the university for ten long days now.
Reportedly, Ahmed was beaten up by a group of students, said to be from Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parsishad (ABVP), on the night of 14th October. ABVP has its side of the story which tells that apparently, a student named Vikrant and Nejeeb got into a tussle with each other during Vikrant’s visit to his room at Mahi-Mandavi hostel to campaign for the post of mess secretary.
JNU students demand a speedy inquiry into the issue and action against those who were involved in the thrashing of Ahmed.
A memorandum was also submitted to Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung today by the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) in this regard.
“We are demanding a concrete action from the administration. So far, we have been kept completely in the dark about their actions and the police procedures,” Mohit Pandey, JNUSU President told IANS.
“We have demanded the opening of a proper communication channel between them and the student community,” he added.
“Tomorrow we will meet Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to raise the same issue,” he said.