New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI) The Left-backed JNU Students' Union on Sunday alleged that the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) had assaulted some students following their march demanding justice for a student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Bombay). attacked. However, the ABVP has denied the allegation.
The ABVP accused the Left-backed student organizations of "insulting" Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) organized an event demanding justice for IIT Bombay student Darshan Solanki.
Darshan Solanki (18), belonging to the Scheduled Caste community, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of the hostel. The incident took place on February 12 at IIT's Powai campus.
The relatives of the student suspect foul play in his death and have alleged that he had faced discrimination.
In a statement, the JNUSU said, "ABVP has once again attacked the students... The attack was carried out immediately after the 'candle march' on the call of Darshan Solanki's father... to derail the movement against caste discrimination." ABVP has done this once again to bring down.
Meanwhile, the ABVP denied the allegation and accused the "Leftist group" of throwing a garland from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's portrait.
The student body said it had organized a program on the occasion of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's birth anniversary.
"Soon after the programme, Leftist students came there and took off the garland from the photograph and threw it away," the ABVP said in a statement.
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