JNU Controversy: Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University is once again in controversy. Casteist slogans have been written on the walls here, asking certain castes to leave the campus. Such pictures are becoming viral on social media. After this matter came to the fore, a controversy has once again arisen regarding JNU.
Two types of pictures have surfaced on social media. One picture is being told of “Language Literature and Culture Studies” of JNU and the other picture of “School of International Studies”. The JNU Vice-Chancellor has taken cognizance of this matter and has issued a letter. Along with this, Vice Chancellor Professor Shantisree D. Pandit has also sought a report.
What is written in the letter?
Taking cognizance of the matter, Vice-Chancellor Shantisree Pandit has issued a letter and said that the incident of some unknown people writing and vandalizing objectionable slogans on the walls and faculty rooms in JNU has been taken seriously. Strongly condemning this, the Dean, School of International Studies and the Complaints Committee have been ordered to investigate as soon as possible. Apart from this, the VC has sought a report in this matter. Also reiterated zero tolerance for any kind of violence.
JNU students claim
At the same time, JNU students have claimed that the building of School of International Studies-II was vandalized along with sloganeering against a particular community. Along with this, JNU President of ABVP Rohit Kumar said that ABVP strongly condemns this. We believe that educational institutions will be used only for discussion and debate and not for poisoning the society and the community of students.
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