Clashes Outside Delhi's Ramjas College Over Invite To JNU's Umar Khalid

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Over 20 students were reportedly injured as two groups clashed at the Delhi University today over the Ramjas College cancelling its invite to JNU's Umar Khalid for a seminar. Some journalists were also caught in the clashes and beaten. A large number of policemen were seen trying to control the aggressive crowd.

A group of students and teachers had gathered in protest against the Ramjas College for allegedly cancelling its invite to Umar Khalid, one of the JNU students charged with sedition last year. He and another student, Shehla Rashid, were to speak at a session on the "culture of protest" organised as part of a two-day seminar by the college literary society. But after protests by the BJP-linked Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or ABVP members, their talk was scrapped. As they shouted slogans outside the college today, ABVP activists arrived too.

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