The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has issued a show-cause discover to its college students’ union president Aishe Ghosh for staging an on-campus demonstration in solidarity with the continued farmer agitation in December final yr in violation of COVID-19 pointers. According to the discover issued by the JNU proctor’s workplace, Ghosh was discovered “violating COVID-19 rules implemented by the university and the Government of India”.
Ghosh has been requested to answer to the discover by June 24. The JNU Students’ Union president stated on Twitter that the discover has been issued for his or her protest on December 5 final yr in help of a name given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha which has been spearheading the agitation in opposition to the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines.
“Let this be said loud and clear, for any injustice happening around us, in this society, we will keep speaking against the oppressor. We will keep speaking for the oppressed. In solidarity with our farmers,” she tweeted. In lower than every week, Ghosh has been issued no less than 4 show-cause notices by the proctor’s workplace.
Last week, she was issued a show-cause discover for a protest in 2018, calling it an act of “indiscipline and misconduct”. The JNUSU president stated she has been issued one other discover for an act of “effigy burning” of the ABVP and a fourth one for holding a protest earlier this yr demanding that the library be reopened after the pandemic-induced closure.
Ghosh stated she would reply to the notices.
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