Ja­davpur joins BJP list of ‘anti-na­tional’ univs

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dubbed Kolkata’s Ja­davpur Univer­sity a hub of “anti-na­tional el­e­ments” on Satur­day and state gover­nor Ke­shari Nath Tri­pathi ex­pressed his dis­plea­sure about vi­o­lent clashes be­tween ri­val groups over the screen­ing of a film on cam­pus.

The re­ac­tions came af­ter the south Kolkata cam­pus turned into a bat­tle­ground on Fri­day night, fol­low­ing vi­o­lent clashes be­tween JU stu­dents and sup­port­ers of Akhil Bharatiya Vid­yarthi Parishad (ABVP)over the screen­ing of the film Bud­dha in a Traf­fic Jam. RE­LATED RE­PORT, P6

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