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Youth march in national capital today to demand educational, employment opportunities from govt

Students of Jamia Millia Islamia have said they will boycott the march since the demands do not include tracing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed who went missing in October 2016.

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New Delhi Updated on: February 07, 2019 6:42 IST
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From the Red Fort to Parliament Street here, student leaders and union members from different universities will take part in a march on Thursday to demand educational and employment opportunities from the government.

Filling up of all government vacancies, creation of more government jobs, stopping the policy of fund cuts and seat cuts and spending 10 per cent of the country's GDP on education are some of the demands

In Parliament Street, various leaders from opposition parties are expected to address the gathering.

Patidar leader Hardik Patel pledged support to the march.

"I am going to Young India Adhikar March. 24 lakhs govt. Posts lying vacant. Crores of youth on streets unemployed. From SSC to Railway From Bank to UPSC Their voices unite on 7th Feb, Young India Adhikar March Let's support and be part of the student-youth unity! #7FebDilliChalo," he tweeted.

Students of Jamia Millia Islamia have said they will boycott the march since the demands do not include tracing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed who went missing in October 2016, reported PTI.

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