Adequate security measures have been taken for JNU students who are marching towards Parliament today as a protest against the Hostel fee hike which includes food, accommodation, and security. The police personals are at every entry and exit point of JNU.
Devender Arya, DCP South West said that “The students would not be allowed to proceed to Parliament. Section 144 is imposed in the area around Parliament.”
The march is to save public education and to appeal to the MPs to help and support their cause. JNU Students have urged other universities student to join their protest on Monday where they will march towards Parliament where Winter Session is going on.
“At a time when fee hikes are rampant across the country, students have emerged as the first line of defense for education. We invite all students of Delhi, to join us as we march on foot from JNU to Parliament on the first day of the winter session of Parliament,” the JNU Student Union said.
The Student Union further appealed to the students to make 18th November as the National Day of Protest “to safeguard education as a right, and oppose its transformation into a commodity”.
The Winter session of Parliament starts from today and is scheduled to go on till 13th December 2019.