By: Express News Service | Lucknow |

Published: December 11, 2019 3:59:44 am

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STUDENTS OF Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) organised a protest on the varsity campus Tuesday over the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill within the Lok Sabha and the proposed implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) throughout the nation.

Shafe Kidwai, member and in-charge of Public Relations of AMU, instructed The Indian Express {that a} protest was held on the varsity campus, however known as off by night. Students, nevertheless, claimed that the protest went on until late evening.

Mohd Tasneem Raza, who’s a pupil of Bachelor of Engineering (closing 12 months) stated, “We spoke to representatives of AMU Teachers’ Association (AMUTA) and they are speaking to the Vice-Chancellor. We plan to boycott all academic activities, such as examinations and classes, from Wednesday.”
Kidwai, nevertheless, claimed that courses and examinations would go on as scheduled.

Former vp of the students’ union, Hamza Sufyan, claimed that the protest would go on within the coming days. “We spoke to members of the AMUTA regarding boycott of classes and examinations,” stated Sufyan, who was current on the varsity premises in the course of the protest Tuesday.
“We will continue. This is just the beginning. Every student of AMU is against the CAB and NRC,” added Sufyan.

Students of the varsity additionally stated that they might draft a “showcause” discover to all employees members of the varsity, together with V-C Tariq Mansoor. “We will issue a notice to all members of the staff to join us in the protest and if they don’t, we will consider that they are also among the people who support the CAB and NRC,” stated Sharjeel Usmani, a closing 12 months pupil of BA (Political Science). “We will go on an indefinite hunger strike against the Bill,” stated Usmani.

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