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Jamia students protest on campus

Jamia students protest on campus today.

20160813_172700The protest started after police arrived on the campus some in civil dress and others wearing uniform, said protesting students.

University sources said it was part of routine check up before Independence day.

OKHLATIMES was unable to ascertain the exact cause of the raid.

Till the filing of the report protest continued. Officials could not be reached for their comments.

Reporters of major TV channels too arrived on the spot.

PTI reports: While the students dubbed them as “raids”, police officials maintained that they were part of routine checks being conducted in that area ahead of Independence Day.

“This is a breach of students’ constitutional rights. What is the fear of security from students that they are conducting raids in hostels,” a protesting student said.

Jamia officials maintained that the police authorities visited the campus for routine verification.

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