5 SFI Students Allegedly Attacked By ABVP Activists

The New Indian Express Chennai|January 17, 2020

5 SFI Students Allegedly Attacked By ABVP Activists
Five SFI supporters were allegedly beaten up with cricket stumps and wooden planks by ABVP activists at Visva Bharati University on Wednesday night.

Two of the injured students were admitted to Pearson Memorial Hospital at Bolpur where the attackers allegedly entered and assaulted them again. Three other injured students were later discharged.

The attack on the SFI was said to be a fall out of a protest against a lecture session of BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta on the contentious amended Citizenship Act at the central university on January 8. Dasgupta was gheraoed for hours and was not allowed to deliver his speech.

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January 17, 2020