“Clash at JNU: ABVP and Leftist Groups Engage in Violence, 3 Students Injured”

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has yet to respond to the recent incident of clashes among students, and no information has been provided regarding the number of injured students.

New Delhi: Once again, an incident of student clashes has emerged at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. The clash occurred during the School of Languages’ General Body Meeting (GBM). During the altercation between ABVP and leftist-supported groups over the selection of election committee members, some students were injured on Thursday night. A university official stated that some students have been admitted to Safdarjung Hospital. A purported video of the incident has surfaced, showing an individual assaulting some students with a stick, while another clip shows a person throwing a bicycle at students.

Clashes between ABVP and Leftist Groups:
Another purported video of the incident shows some individuals assaulting others, while university security personnel attempt to intervene. Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and leftist groups have lodged complaints against each other with the police.

Students Injured in JNU Clash:
As of now, the university administration has not responded to this incident, and no information has been provided about the number of injured students. According to Delhi Police, a quarrel among students was reported late at night. Sources indicate that medical treatment has been provided to three injured students. The police have not yet received any written complaints in this matter, but necessary action is being taken.

Previous Clashes in JNU:
It’s worth noting that such incidents of clashes among students in JNU are not unprecedented. On February 10, a clash erupted between ABVP and leftist supporters during a student union election meeting, during which both sides claimed injuries to some of their members. Both sides have accused each other of the clash, while the JNU administration has yet to respond. The University General Body Meeting (UGBM) was convened at the Sabarmati Dhaba on campus to elect members of the election commission for the 2024 JNU Student Union elections, during which a clash ensued between student groups.