Published: 14th January 2020
Jamia Millia Islamia VC meets Delhi Police Commissioner over police action on campus on Dec 15
In a statement, the university said the administration will take all possible measures to address the concerns of students
Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar on Tuesday met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and urged him to lodge an FIR in connection with the police action on campus last month, officials said.
Akhtar met Patnaik and other senior police officials.
On Monday, Akhtar had said the varsity administration will "explore the possibility" of moving court for registration of an FIR against "police brutality" on the campus after hundreds of angry students gheraoed her office demanding action against the Delhi Police.
On December 15, as violence over the citizenship amendment act flared up, police personnel entered the campus and cracked down on students.
For the past 32 days, the students of the university have been carrying out various forms of protest, demanding justice. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor spoke in solidarity with them on Sunday. Prominent faces including actor Nafisa Ali, Dr B R Ambedkar's grandson Rajratan Ambedkar and MPs P K Kunjalikkutty and E T Muhammed Basheer also addressed the students on Monday.