'Remember 15th of December': #ChaloJamia trends ahead of protest today
'Remember 15th of December': #ChaloJamia trends ahead of protest today

The Jamia Coordination Committee has called for a protest against CAA, NRC and NPR on Wednesday.

The protest 'Chalo Jamia' has been called in remembrance of the events that unfurled at the Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on December 15, 2019.

The protest is scheduled to start from gate seven of the campus at 12 pm, and as a poster providing the details says, it is a call for "all students and civil society against CAA, NRC, NPR".

"We shall not forget, we shall not forgive," the poster adds.

It has been shared online repeatedly and the hashtag 'ChaloJamia' has been trending on Twitter since morning. Twitterati also shared videos and images from the police crackdown on Jamia campus from December 15, 2019.

A large number of people are expected to be in attendance.

Since the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests started all over the country, students have been at the forefront of it.

On December 15, while students of Jamia had come out on the streets in protest against the newly amended Act, the Delhi police had resorted to violence to control the crowd. The clash between the police and protesters saw many injured students and police officers.

The students however had denied accusations of arson and claimed that "certain" local elements had "disrupted" their protest and indulged in violence.

Many videos of the police chasing the students had gone viral during that time. One that was shared by NDTV, for example, showed students of the Jamia University trying to find a safe space in the college’s library while loud firing and shattering sounds were heard in the background.

The Delhi police had entered the University’s library claiming that some of the miscreants had entered the library to take shelter. However, the police did not have permission from the university authorities to enter the campus.At least a 100 students had been detained that day.

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