Jadavpur University incident: ABVP activists protest in Kolkata over 'attack' on Babul Supriyo, clash with police during march

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday took out a rally in Kolkata to protest against the 19 September attack on Union Minister Babul Supriyo on the Jadavpur University campus

Press Trust of India September 23, 2019 16:46:16 IST
Jadavpur University incident: ABVP activists protest in Kolkata over 'attack' on Babul Supriyo, clash with police during march
  • Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists on Monday pelted stones at police officers and tried to break barricades after their protest rally was stopped midway

  • ABVP took out the rally from Gariahat area of Kolkata to protest against the attack on Union Minister Babul Supriyo on the Jadavpur University campus

  • As soon as the ABVP activists reached Jodhpur Park, around 2 kilometres away, police stopped them by putting up barricades on the road

Kolkata: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists on Monday pelted stones at police officers and tried to break barricades after their protest rally to Jadavpur University in Kolkata was stopped midway, sources said.

Jadavpur University incident ABVP activists protest in Kolkata over attack on Babul Supriyo clash with police during march

Union Minister Babul Supriyo during the incident at Jadavpur University on 19 September. PTI

The right wing students' organisation took out the rally from Gariahat area in south Kolkata to protest against the 19 September attack on Union Minister Babul Supriyo on the Jadavpur University campus.

As soon as the ABVP activists reached Jodhpur Park, around 2 kilometres away, police stopped them by putting up barricades on the road, the sources said.

The protesters then pelted stones at the police officers, tried to break the barricades, while raising slogans against the Trinamool Congress  (TMC) government, they added.

Supriyo was on Thursday heckled and held up for several hours by the students of Jadavpur University, where he had gone to attend a seminar organised by the ABVP.

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