Masked mafia violence on the JNU campus: this is how India Inc reacted

NEW DELHI: Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday night after masked men armed with sticks and bars attacked students and teachers and damaged campus property, which led the administration to call the police who carried out a flag march.

At least 30 people, including the president of the JNU Student Union, Aishe Ghosh, were injured while chaos reigned on campus for almost two hours.

The massive deployment of security personnel was maintained Monday at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and the authorities only allowed students with valid ID cards on campus that had witnessed violence.

According to sources, security was deployed outside the shelters, the administration block and other important places.

This is how India Inc reacted to violence in JNU Campus by masked men:

Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the Mahindra Group, tweeted: No matter what your policies are. No matter what your ideology. It doesn't matter what your faith is. If he is an Indian, he cannot tolerate thugs without armed law. Those who invaded JNU tonight should be quickly tracked and persecuted and not receive barracks ...



Retweeting a video related to the violence at the JNU Campus , Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, chairperson and managing director, Biocon stated: "This is unpardonable. Violence cannot be condoned."

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The president of Marico: Coming from the land of nonviolence, it is inappropriate for us to witness and encourage these acts of violence. Extremely hurt to see the news last night.



The minister of finance of the Union, Nirmala Sitharaman, declared that the government wants universities to be safe spaces for all students.

He tweeted: Horrible images of JNU: the place I know and remember was one for fierce debates and opinions, but never violence. It unambiguously condemns today's events. This government, regardless of what has been said in recent weeks, wants universities to be safe spaces for all students.

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