The rods of the muscular Right wing were aimed at Aishe Ghosh’s head, but the students of JNU have pledged to fight the intimidatory, divisive and toxic politics of BJP-RSS with ‘words.
Students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University mobilized on January 9 to demand the removal of the vice-chancellor after the right-wing attack suffered on Sunday
Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU), spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the attacks on JNU campus and targeting of students from left organizations, and how this fits into a larger pattern of attacks on spaces of dissent.
Peoples Dispatch takes a look at how the incident unfolded on Sunday evening.
Masked goons, allegedly members of the right-wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, beat up students of left-wing organizations and vandalized hostels on Sunday. The police refused to take any action