With fund cuts in government colleges and high fees in private institutions, higher education in India is on the brink of complete collapse.
The mayor has said that the photos must be installed before August 15 to instil feelings of nationalism among students.
The student accused of the attack has previously been accused of stalking the professor as well of sending him objectionable content and creating a ruckus outside his house.
The opposition raised questions over the clause on 'anti-national' activities in the Bill, saying that it is an attempt to defame a particular university.
The protest will start on July 24 and continue until the administration 'takes specific measures to solve problems that have been plaguing the university for years.'
The administration, on July 20, decided to remove wall posters from the campus under the Delhi Prevention of Property Act, 2007.
"In no uncertain terms, I’d say that this is the death of our university,” said Nandita Narain, Mathematics professor from St Stephen's College and DUTA's ex-president.