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India: Links to Reportage & Commentary on Right-Wing Violence in Ramjas College and Delhi University (February - March 2017)

8 March

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fontsizeup - 8 March 2017 [updated on 5 April 2017]| A compilation of relevant links to commentary and reports on violence in Ramjas college and Delhi university’s North Campus on 21-22 Feb 2017 and the response that has followed. ".... In its present avatar, with the BJP in command of an absolute majority at the Centre, the ABVP isn’t a student body, it is a vigilante organization, the sole purpose of which is to coerce Indian universities and their students into obeying the ideological writ of the sangh parivar."

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Facebook photo of the demo Citizens March to Parliament on 4 March 2017

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Poster in Hindi announcing ’Stand With DU’ Citizens March from Mandi House to Parliament Street (New Delhi) on 4 March 2017

  • Fingered - Editorial, The Telegraph on Violence and Intimidation by ABVP in Delhi University Colleges (1 March 2017)
  • Exemplary violence: The ABVP aggression at Ramjas College can only be explained as a lesson intended for all universities by Satish Deshpande (The Indian Express, February 27, 2017)
  • Our Resolve Will Not Falter, Says Ramjas Student Who Organised Disrupted Seminar by Anushka Baruah (The Wire, 25 February 2017)

[TV report in Hindi - NDTV Prime Time with Ravish 23 Feb 2017; रामजस कॉलेज विवाद | Ramjas College

Protect universities and academic freedom from threat of violence and intimidation - say human rights groups ( - 22 February 2017)

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’Diktats’ muffle Ramjas theatre festival by Pheroze L. Vincent

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