JNU turns into a cantonment with 700 policeman stationed outside the univ

Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march.

New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi turned into a police cantonment with 700 police personnel deployed outside the gates,  on Monday, just a day after the violence broke out on the university campus, police said.

The police said the large deployment has been made to maintain law and order.

Violence broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march.

At least 28 people, including JNU Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured as chaos reigned on the campus for nearly two hours.

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