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'Scared' JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh's father says 'today my daughter, tomorrow may be...'

JNU violence: Speaking on Sunday's attack, injured JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh's father said with the situation volatile across the country, even he could be beaten up on the morrow. More than 30 students including teachers were injured in Sunday's violence.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 06, 2020 14:03 IST
JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh
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JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh

JNU violence: More than 30 students were injured in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus violence on Sunday when masked goons entered the university and brutally attacked students, teachers, with many of them were later shifted to AIIMS trauma centre. JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh was also injured in the incident and received injuries on her head and hand.

Speaking on Sunday's violence, Iterating that he was "scared", injured JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh's father said with the situation volatile across the country, even he could be beaten up on the morrow. Her mother demanded the varsity Vice Chancellor's resignation and affirmed she won't ask her daughter to back out of the protests.

"The situation of the entire country is volatile. We are afraid. My daughter has been attacked, tomorrow someone else will be beaten up. Who knows, even I may be beaten up tomorrow," Ghosh's father said, hours after his daughter was brutally beaten up inside the varsity campus.

He has not spoken to his daughter after the attack that left her with five stitches on the head.

"I have not spoken to my daughter directly. Others there have told me of the incident, that there was violence. The peaceful movement was raging for long. There were five stitches on her head. We are worried," he said.

According to him, Leftists face resistance everywhere. "See, she is with the Left movement. Everybody everywhere tries to resist Left movement," he said.

Aishe Ghosh's mother rapped JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar for not starting a direct dialogue with the students protesting against the fee hike.

"The VC should resign. He is not doing anything. He is not entering into a dialogue with the students. So many incidents are taking place," she said.

Aishe's mother said she would never ask her daughter to back out of the protests.

"There are so many boys and girls with her in this movement. They are all injured, some more, some less. I will never ask her to back out of the protests," she said.

Several masked individuals, both male and female, thrashed students, including girls, and teachers inside the JNU campus with wooden and metal rods.

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