Students are asserting their right to education by protesting against curfews, exorbitant fee hikes and discriminatory university rules all over the country.
This year, the library budget has allegedly been slashed to Rs 1.7 crore.
Alumni who signed a letter critiquing Symbiosis' handling of a sexual harassment case are allegedly being denied recommendations because they spoke out against the university.
The teachers' association has alleged that the VC’s undemocratic functioning is ruining the “teaching-learning practices” that made JNU a top-performing university.
"Even in the past male workers did masturbate in front of girls both on campus and off campus... and our complaints were not taken seriously," recalled a student.
Last week, the students' union had accused the varsity administration of cutting down library funds from Rs 8 crore to Rs 1.7 crore.
According to a third year software engineering student who took part in the protest, a second year undergraduate student of the university was allegedly sexually harassed by a male sanitation worker inside a women's …