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AMU Jinnah row: AMU annual exams postponed; AMUOBA demand judicial inquiry into 'security breach' into the matter

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 May 2018, 22:34 IST

Amid the ongoing protest making row over the missing portrait of a Pakistan founder Muhammed Ali Jinnah from the student's union hall of Aligarh Muslim University, the annual examination of the university has been postponed. he annual examinations will now commence from May 12 and not today as scheduled earlier, AMU Vice Chancellor Prof Tariq Mansoor told PTI.

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While Delhi Alumni of Aligarh Muslim University's Old Boys' Association (AMUOBA) has demanded a judicial inquiry into the May 2 events in which miscreants entered into the AMU campus and allegedly tried to attack former Vice-President Hamid Ansari. According to them the miscreants, they have claimed, belonged to right-wing outfit Hindu Yuva Vahini.

According to the Indian Express the association, in a press release, underlined that the May 2 incident was a breach of Ansari’s security while demanding immediate arrest of those who tried to attack the former Vice-President. They have also urged the Aligarh administration to register the FIR filed by the AMU Students’ Union.

However, the association also expressed its solidarity with the AMU students and the clashes between them and Aligarh police demanding action against the policemen “who were complicit in what appears to be a coordinated and politically motivated attack on the university and that the cases against AMU students must be withdrawn”.

The 300-member alumni association will submit the resolution to President Ramnath Kovind.

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First published: 7 May 2018, 22:33 IST
 
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