JNU Students' Union and ABVP members collide on university campus
NEW DELHI: A clash broke out between members of the Student Union of Jawaharlal Nehru University () and on Sunday, sources said.
According to sources, the clash took place during a public meeting organized by the JNU Teachers Association.
The student union said its president Aishe Ghosh and many other students were injured by ABVP members.
But the RSS-backed student organization alleged that its members were brutally attacked by teams of left-affiliated students and 25 of them were injured.
The JNUSU stated that ABVP members with masks moved around the campus with lathis, bars and hammers.
They are throwing bricks ... entering shelters and hitting students. Several teachers and students have also been beaten, the JNUSU said.
JNUSU President Ghosh has been brutally attacked and she was bleeding from her head, they said.
Members of the student groups backed by the left claimed that foreigners were allowed to enter the campus and entered shelters, including shelters for girls.
Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) claimed that its members were brutally attacked by students affiliated with the leftist student organizations SFI, AISA and DSF.
About 25 students were seriously injured in the attack and there is no information on the whereabouts of 11 students. Many members of ABVP are being attacked in shelters and villagers are being destroyed by leftist thugs, ABVP said.