JNU Violence: students from Panjab University interrupt the speech of the Haryana speaker
CHANDIGARH: One day after the violence of some armed men in the UN New Delhi, some students interrupted the address of speaker Gian Chand Gupta, who claimed that it was a predetermined act by those trying to break the country.
Carrying banners, students belonging to some student bodies leaning to the left, shouted slogans against him BJP , RSS and ABVP when the Haryana speaker was speaking during a seminar on the topic Participation of women in decision making.
Security personnel removed the protesting students from the seminar room.
Later, speaking with the media, the speaker of the Haryana assembly, Gian Chand Gupta, described the student protest as a predetermined act.
He, however, said: Everyone has the right to speak, but in a decent way.
He said that any effort to stop the seminar was not correct.
This was a predetermined act, Gupta said.
To a question, Gupta said that those trying to break the country organized this protest.
The president of the National Women's Commission, who also attended the seminar, said: This is her wish. This is a free country. They (students) expressed their views.
Sharma said that, with regard to the violence of JNU, the Ministry of Interior of the Union was aware of this.
I will meet the girls injured in this incident, he said.
Before talking to reporters, one of the protesting students, Kanupriya, criticized the Center for violence on the JNU campus.
Vidhan Sabha's speaker (during the seminar) said they wanted to promote beti padhao. In this way they will teach the girls, he asked while protesting against violence in the UNJ against the students.
Meanwhile, students owing allegiance to the (ABVP) - BJP 's student wing - also held a demonstration against against Left-leaning student bodies on the PU campus.
A heavy police force was deployed at the university to avoid any unpleasant incidents.
At least 28 people were injured in violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday night when masked men armed with sticks and bars attacked students and teachers as well as damaging property.