9 students involved in scuffle between Mewati, UP groups on campus suspended by Jamia
The OT has learned from top university source that nine students involved in “regional scuffle” on the campus which later in the day resulted in a student sustaining bullet injuries have been suspended a day after police apprehended them for the fight.
Jamia Registrar Professor Nazim Husain Al-Jafri told the OT over phone that action has been taken against some students.
Nauman Ali, a student of LLM semester-3, who had suffered a superficial injury on the scalp after being shot at by another group of students, has also been suspended.
A notice issued by the Chief Proctor: “Nauman Ali, a student of LLM Semester III, is placed under suspension from the course with immediate effect. Jamia campus is placed out of bound for Nauman Ali till the final decision of the Discipline Committee.”
The other students who have been suspended are Mohammad Faisal, MA (Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy); Mohammad Shadab Choudhary, Diploma in Electrical Engineering; Nazim Khan, Diploma in Electrical Engineering Semester III; Nasrullah Ansari, Diploma in Electrical Engineering; Noman, BA Sanskrit; Sahil, Diploma in Electrical Engineering; Salman Khursid, BA (Faculty of Social Science); and Suhail, Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
The notice talks about the scuffle between students of Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Semester I Suhail, Sahil, Mohammad Shadab Choudhary, Nazim Khan and Nasrullah Ansari of the University Polytechnic took place near the library on Friday.
“The security staff had brought the fighting students to the proctor’s office, where the proctorial team had started an immediate action against the erring students. Some students namely Noman, BA (H) Sanskrit, Semester V, Nauman Ali, LLM Semester III, Salman Khurshid, student of BA (Pass) and Mohd Faisal, MA (Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy), Semester III politicised the issue and made it a case of regional conflict between the students of western Uttar Pradesh and the Mewat region,” read the notice.
The fight between students of two States was mentioned by the OT in its report.
“The competent authority has found the above unlawful act on the parts of the aforementioned students inside the campus and at Holy Family Hospital in gross violation of Jamia’s rules and regulations for initiating disciplinary action against them for spoiling the peaceful academic environment of the campus and creating panic among the students and staff and decided to refer the case to the Discipline Committee,” the notice read.