The Jamia Millia Islamia Vice-Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar has announced that the ongoing semester examinations will be cancelled until further notice from the university. The announcement was made on the demand of the students protesting in the University for an FIR to be registered against the Delhi Police considering the last month’s violent clashes that took place in the university. According to the statement released, the new schedule will be released soon.
According to reports, hundreds of students broke the locks of the main gate and barged into the university office premises to surround the Vice Chancellor’s residence forcing her to confront the mob which demanded an FIR be charged against the Delhi police taking into account the violent clashes that took place within the campus last month.
The Vice-Chancellor was seen standing in the middle of students demanding an FIR be registered while she was seen explaining that attempts were being made to file a complaint. The students were agitating against the violence which broke out on the campus of the university on December 15, 2019. According to a statement released, a decision was taken that the administration will be exploring the possibility of moving the court for the registration of the FIR on the police action in the university library case at the earliest. The university officials have stated that it has already followed all the possible steps for registering the FIR.
The officials have said that the university has given a complaint to the SHO Jamia Nagar and a copy of the same has been addressed to the CP Delhi and DCP South East. The university has also written letters to the Joint CP Southern Range and the DCP Crime for the registration of the FIR. Officials have also stated that the NHRC has already begun the inquiry into the police action against the students and a team has already visited the university while another is scheduled to visit the university to record the statement of the victim students. The evidence was earlier handed over by the university to the NHRC.