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Amit Shah asks Delhi LG to initiate discussions with JNU representatives

Yesterday, the home minster had spoken to Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik and ordered an inquiry into the incident.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amit Shah
The Home Ministry has sought a report from the Delhi Police.

Union Home Minister on Monday talked to Delhi Lieutenant Governor and requested him to call representatives from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for discussions, officials said.

The telephonic conversation between the home minister and the LG came a day after masked men indulged in violence on the campus.

"The home minister spoke to the LG and requested him to initiate discussions with representatives from the JNU," an official said.

Yesterday, the home minster had spoken to Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik and ordered an inquiry into the incident.

The Home Ministry has sought a report from the Delhi Police.

Violence broke out in on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march.

At least 28 people, including Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured as chaos prevailed on the campus for nearly two hours.

First Published: Mon, January 06 2020. 10:50 IST
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