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Jamia Milia Islamia semester exams postponed after protests over CAA

Jamia Milia Islamia has declared postponement of all examinations. New dates will be announced in due course of time. On the other hand, winter vacation has been declared from December 16, 2019 to January 5, 2020. University will re-open on January 6, 2020.

Earlier, a clash broke out between the students of Jamia Millia Islamia University and Delhi Police on Friday when the students were taking out a march from their university campus to the Parliament to protest against the Citizenship Act.

The march, which was was joined by more than 1,000 students, was announced by the teacher’s association of Jamia Millia Islamia. However, the Delhi Police had put barricades across the road to halt their progress.

A former student of the university, Majid Alam said, “The students started jumping the barricades which led to a physical clash between the police and the students and the situation escalated from there onwards. The police used tear gas which made the situation chaotic. A few even got injured.”

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