Ramjas College authorities said they were forced to cancel the event. Photograph: (Facebook)
ABVP activists are protesting against the invite extended to JNU student Umar Khalid for a literary event at Ramjas college
Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad(ABVP) activists clashed with police and All India Students' Association (AISA) workers at Delhi University's Ramjas college protesting against the invite extended to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid.
On Tuesday, Delhi University’s Ramjas College had called off a seminar after members from the students’ union protested the participation of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid. Khalid was booked for sedition last year for allegedly raising anti-India slogans during an Afzal Guru event at the JNU campus.
The protests at DU has escalated to a scuffle between the students and security personnel over Umar Khalid's invite to address on "The War in Adivasi Areas" (WION)
The students had failed to inform Delhi Police and the police only arrived at the venue after being alerted by college authorities, according to media reports.
He was expected to speak in the afternoon on “The War in Adivasi Areas” at an event organised by the Literary Society of Ramjas College.