Aligarh Muslim University News
The Prime Minister's visit to Aligarh to lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University is being seen in the light of the upcoming assembly elections as it is not every day that the PM visits to lay the foundation stone of a state university. Whereas, the BJP sees this as fulfilling a long-standing demand and honoring a freedom fighter who was ignored during the Congress rule.
PM Narendra Modi will attend the centenary celebrations of Aligarh Muslim University today This is the first time PM Modi will participate in a programme of the Aligarh Muslim University. AMU became a University in 1920, through an Act of Indian Legislative Council by elevating the MAO College to the status of a Central University.
The student leaders said in a statement a number of "innocent students" were booked on "flippant grounds" like their two-wheelers were parked inside the campus on the night of the violence They said in a memorandum to the ADG that almost all the students booked "have no criminal record" and pursuing cases on the basis of "wild charges" would damage their careers "We demand reinvestigation of the incident that took place on December 15 in which a large number of students were injured and some students are facing false allegations", it said