JNU Violence Live Updates- Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has compared last night’s brutal attack on JNU students to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, describing the violent assault by masked goons armed with sledgehammers and iron rods as the act of “cowards”. In a strongly-worded message, Thackeray assured students in Maharashtra, who have taken to the streets in large numbers since the JNU attack, that his government would not tolerate any move to hurt them.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar condemned the attack on students and teachers in JNU and accused the Congress, the AAP and the left parties of creating an atmosphere of unrest in the country. “I condemn the violence which took place last night in JNU.
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Police have been deployed at Aligarh Muslim University, a day after violence at JNU. Additional police force was also deployed outside the Banaras Hindu University. The state government has also deployed forces outside different universities in the state.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin Pilot have condemned the violence in JNU, saying fascists are afraid of the voices of brave students. “The brutal attack on JNU students and teachers by masked thugs, that has left many seriously injured, is shocking.