HRD min asks V-C to restore normalcy at JNU

Student registration deadline extended

GN Bureau | January 8, 2020


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(Photo: Arun Kumar)
(Photo: Arun Kumar)

The ministry of human resource development secretary, Amit Khare, on Wednesday met the Jawaharlal Nehru University vice-chancellor, Prof Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, and advised him “to make all out efforts for restoration of the normal functioning of the University at the earliest”.

Prof Kumar, along with Rector-II Prof Satish Chandra Garkoti met the secretary, MHRD in the morning and apprised him of the situation in the campus, maintaining that it was “presently peaceful”, according to an official press release.

The campus witnessed large-scale violence Sunday evening, leaving about 30 students and teachers injured. Delhi Police has been investigating the matter, amid accusations and counter-accusations.

The JNU administrators also informed the ministry officials that the communication and information system in the campus had been repaired and was now functional. The last date for student registration for the Winter Semester 2020 without fine has also been extended up to January 12. As part of this registration process about 3,300 students have since deposited fee for online registration. The University administration has appealed to all the stakeholders to maintain peace in the campus and not to get provoked by any misinformation.

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