Water Cannons Used On Protesting Students Near Kejriwal Residence

Publish On: 26 Feb, 2020 11:24 AM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

NEW DELHI: The police of the capital city Delhi, took to spraying water on protesting students from Jamia Milia Islamia University (JMI) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) through water cannons as they protested in front of Arwind Kejriwal's residence. 

The students gathered in front of the Delhi CM's residence as they wanted to engage with him to present a covenant of requests regarding the violence being caused at the capital.

It is alleged that the protestors were detained by the police and took to a closeby Civil Lines police station.

The coming together of students occurred around midnight on 26 February 2020. The grant which was to be presented contained measures like thorough intercession of the areas which fell under the wrath of violence and strict action over the individual responsible for the situation of turmoil in the North-Eastern region of the capital.

It was around 3:00 am, the police resorted to spraying the students with water cannons in order to disband the group.

Also read: After Delhi Violence, Protests Erupt In Hyderabad

The mob was driven by Saket Moon, the vice president of JNUSU. Demands were made to provide medical facilities and shelter to citizens by the Delhi government services and infrastructure.