Chalo Delhi: Amidst JNU row, University of Hyderabad students march for Rohith Vemula in Delhi

Chalo Delhi: Amidst JNU row, University of Hyderabad students march for Rohith Vemula in Delhi

Students and faculty from University of Hyderabad (UoH) on their way to New Delhi to hold a protest march demanding justice for Rohith Vemula on 23 February. Image credit: Students, University of Hyderabad

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'Chalo Delhi', the protest march, is organized by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) for Social Justice and UoH demanding justice for Rohith Vemula. Image credit: Students, University of Hyderabad

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The students' primary demand is justice for Vemula, the Dalit student of Hyderabad Central University, who committed suicide last month. Image credit: Students, University of Hyderabad

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Carrying banners and flags, the students plan to march about a kilometre to Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Image credit: Students, University of Hyderabad

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The demands put forward by the students of UoH include a "Rohith Act" aimed against the caste discrimination in education spaces. Image credit: Students, University of Hyderabad

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress VC Rahul Gandhi also plan to join the march. Image credit: Students, University of Hyderabad

 

 

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Updated Date: Feb 23, 2016 17:03:26 IST

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