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BJP supporters assault two JU students in Bikramgarh

Sabrangindia 17 Jan 2020

Around 9 PM on 14th January, two students of Jadavpur University was allegedly assaulted and manhandled by BJP supporters when they were passing by a venue where a BJP meeting was held. 
 
"We were walking past the meeting when we heard the man on the dais spewing hate against the JU students and the movement against CAA and NRC led by the students. Even though we were angered, we didn't say anything. However, someone in the crowd identified us as JU students and a group of  men came running from the meeting, blocked us and started beating us up," said Arjun Kar, a musician and student of Jadavpur University while speaking exclusively to SabrangIndia. 
 
A day after the incident, students of Jadavpur University organised a protest rally outside the JU campus. 
Watch the entire video here. 
 

 
 

BJP supporters assault two JU students in Bikramgarh

Around 9 PM on 14th January, two students of Jadavpur University was allegedly assaulted and manhandled by BJP supporters when they were passing by a venue where a BJP meeting was held. 
 
"We were walking past the meeting when we heard the man on the dais spewing hate against the JU students and the movement against CAA and NRC led by the students. Even though we were angered, we didn't say anything. However, someone in the crowd identified us as JU students and a group of  men came running from the meeting, blocked us and started beating us up," said Arjun Kar, a musician and student of Jadavpur University while speaking exclusively to SabrangIndia. 
 
A day after the incident, students of Jadavpur University organised a protest rally outside the JU campus. 
Watch the entire video here. 
 

 
 

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