Students of the University of Panjab raise their voices against violence at JNU

CHANDIGARH: Some students shouted slogans on Monday during a seminar here to protest the violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.

The students shouted slogans when the assembly speaker, Gian Chand Gupta, was speaking at a seminar: Participation of women in decision making on the PU campus here.

Security personnel took protesters, including students, from the seminar room.

Later, speaking with the media, one of the Kanupriya protesters strongly condemned the attack on the president of the Student Union of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNUSU), Aishe Ghosh.

Speaking with journalists, Gupta described the protest as a premeditated act.

Violence had erupted at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday night when masked men armed with sticks and bars attacked students and teachers and damaged property on campus, prompting the administration to call the police who conducted a flag march .

At least 28 people, including the president of the JNU Student Union, Aishe Ghosh, were injured because chaos prevailed on campus for almost two hours.