In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

Jamia Millia Islamia, the prestigious Central University, became the epicentre of Delhi Police’s brutal crackdown against Citizenship Act. While situation remains calm-yet-tense in this posh south Delhi locality, the police action has triggered massive protests by students across India. From Kolkata’s Jadavpur University to Hyderabad’s Maulana Azad National Urdu University, students have begun their agitation against the authorities. This came after Over 300 people gathered outside old Delhi Police Headquarters at ITO to protest against police action at Jamia Millia University. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

The protests turned violent after Delhi police personnel fired tear gas shells inside Jamia campus to force their way in and allegedly dragged students out of the library and the mosque, and assaulted them. (Photo Credit: PTI)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

The Delhi Police maintains that the action was needed to curb the violence as stones were being pelted on them from inside the university. (Photo Credit: PTI)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

The protests turned violent after Delhi police personnel fired tear gas shells inside Jamia campus to force their way in and allegedly dragged students out of the library and the mosque, and assaulted them. (Photo Credit: PTI)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

Protestors torched four public buses and two police vehicles as they clashed with police in New Friends’ Colony near Jamia Millia Islamia during a demonstration. (Photo Credit: PTI)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

The police had to enter the Jamia university after violent protests erupted in the campus and later some government and private property was also vandalised around the Jamia and New Friends colony area around it. (Photo Credit: PTI)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

Students across India’s top universities are protesting against police aggression shown to their peers in Jamia. (Photo Credit: PTI)

In Pictures: Crackdown On Jamia Millia Islamia, Police's Action And Students' Distress

The situation continues to be tense with many women students preferring to leave the campus for their homes. (Photo Credit: PTI)

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