All student organisations are protesting under one banner. Why is the ABVP protesting separately?
Initially, we offered unconditional support to JNUSU and were under the same banner. But the protest took a different turn. Swami Vivekananda’s statue was vandalised; slogans were raised against Ram mandir and the revocation of Article 370. We realised that the fee hike issue was only a façade and there were ulterior motives to their protest.
In 2017, the ABVP disrupted a programme at Ramjas College where Umar Khalid was to speak.
It was being organised without permission of the authorities and the college union. DUSU was also opposed to it. Besides, the police were probing sedition charges against him. Nobody wanted the college to get a bad name by inviting such a person.
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