Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday directed Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to call representatives from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and hold talks, a day after masked individuals attacked the students at the campus here.
According to official sources, Shah spoke to Baijal over the phone on Monday morning. The Home Minister had also inquired on Sunday from the Delhi Police about the situation in the campus.
According to officials, Shah spoke to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik late on Sunday to find about the situation as the police were deployed in the campus to restore peace. Several masked individuals thrashed students and teachers inside the campus here with wooden and metal rods on Sunday.
A number of students were admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with severe injuries, including the Students Union President Aishe Ghosh, who was reportedly hit over the eye with an iron rod.