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Masked people who engaged in violence in JNU will be unmasked: Javadekar

Sanjeevni Today 08-01-2020 05:06 PM

Masked people who engaged in violence in JNU will be unmasked: Javadekar


New Delhi, Condemning Sunday's violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), Union Information and Broadcasting Prakash Minister Javadekar on Wednesday said all the masked people who engaged in violence will be 'unmasked'.

'All the masked people who engaged in violence in universities will be unmasked,' he told reporters here. Addressing a press conferece to brief mediapersons about Cabinet decisions, Mr Javedkar said police is probing the matter and all those who were involved in the violence will be exposed.

The Union Minister said violence in any part of the country should be condemned. He said, 'There is no place of violence. Especially at educational institutions where students go for study, it should not happen.'

Asked about Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone reached JNU campus on Tuesday evening to support students protesting against JNU violence, Mr Javedkar said it is democratic country and anyone can go anywhere and express their views.

The violence in the university has triggered massive outrage in the country with demonstrations and protests taking place all over in support of the JNU students who were thrashed.

Aishe Ghosh, the JNUSU president , the JNUSU general secretary and 30 other students and faculty members were injured in the violence.

On Sunday evening, a mob of masked young people that reportedly had both men and women sneaked into the university campus and stormed the hostels and allegedly targeted students in a planned manner.

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