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JNU violence: Protesters shifted from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan

JNU violence:  Police had appealed to the protesters to shift but they didn't listen, so they were "relocated" to Azad Maidan, the official said

twitter-logoPTI | January 7, 2020 | Updated 12:00 IST
JNU violence: Protesters shifted from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan
Students on the second of their protest at the Gateway of India to condemn the Sundays attack on the students of JNU

People protesting against the JNU violence were evicted from Gateway of India here on Tuesday morning as roads were getting blocked and tourists and common people were facing problems, a police official said.

Police had appealed to the protesters to shift but they didn't listen, so they were "relocated" to Azad Maidan, the official said.

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Hundreds of people, including students, women and senior citizens - who assembled at the iconic Gateway of India since Sunday midnight - demanded action against the culprits and called for Union Home Minister Amit Shah's resignation.

Violence broke out in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus.

Also read: JNU Violence: Anand Mahindra condemns attacks on students; says culprits "must be traced and hunted down"

Also read: JNU violence: 'Campuses should not be made political battlefields,' says Smriti Irani

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