Nine students booked for anti-Modi protests
New Delhi: Nine students have been booked for breaking law and order during a protest against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce, police said Thursday.
The police resorted to lathi-charge and water cannons to disperse members of Left-wing students unions Wednesday as they tried to pull down the barricades and gain entry into the college where Modi was addressing a students meeting.
They have been booked for unlawful activities during their protest outside SRCC, said a police officer.
The students have been identified as Saurabh, Vijayan, Deepak Kumar Mishra, Safi Khan, Surender Mishra, Piyush Raj, Vishmery Basu, Raghu Keshwan and Miss Chintu.
"Around 150 students of Left-wing had tried to pull down the barricades and gain entry into the college where Modi was addressing students Wednesday," said the officer.
The police had to resort to lathi-charge and water cannons to disperse the protesting students.