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Police brought in additional charges against arrested Pinjra Tod members after they got bail. Lawyers say this has been observed in other Delhi riots arrests too.
Saturday marked Jamia Millia Islamia's centenary & several social media users spoke of its legacy & renowned alumni.
Asif Iqbal Tanha, a third-year BA student, was earlier arrested in connection with the violence in Jamia during an anti-CAA protest in December 2019.
Jamia student Safoora Zargar is 3 months pregnant and was arrested by the Delhi Police on 10 April. She has since been subjected to a slander campaign on social media over her pregnancy.
In a notice last week, Jamia asked its students to vacate hostels, citing that nearby areas are Covid hotspots. But students say they’re ‘safe and secure’ in hostels.
Safoora Zargar, booked under UAPA, is lodged in Tihar jail amid the Covid-19 outbreak and has been denied bail. She is three months pregnant.
Dr Zakir Husain proved himself to be a strong believer in the intellectual integrity of universities in India. He believed education was the master and politics, the servant.
The communal clashes in February claimed 53 lives and over 200 people were injured.
Activists call the arrest of Jamia students Meeran Haider and Safoora Zargar ‘arbitrary’. Online petitions demand their release.
After providing tele-counselling services, the University has now set up a mental health & counselling committee to facilitate the well-being of students.