Taking cognizance of slogans against Brahmins and Bania community on the walls of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, the university administration on Friday asked the complaints committee to probe and submit a report.
“The Vice-Chancellor has taken serious note of the incident of defacement of walls and faculty rooms by some unknown elements in the School of International Studies (SIS), JNU. The administration condemns these exclusionary tendencies in the campus. Will not be tolerated as JNU.” belongs to all,” the university said in a statement.
The statement further said, “The Dean, School of International Studies and the Complaints Committee have been asked to conduct an inquiry at the earliest and submit a report to the VC.”
The students claimed that the walls of the School of International Studies II building were vandalized with slogans against the Brahmin and Bania communities.
Some images widely circulated on social media show slogans such as “Brahmin Quit Campus,” “Brahmin Quit India,” “Khoon Hoga,” and “Brahmin Baniyas, we are coming for you.”
It also drew massive criticism on social media as netizens called the move an “act of vandalism”.
Absolutely condemnable act which goes beyond casteism. It tarnishes the image of the organization and creates a rift among the co-workers. The perpetrators of this crime, whoever they are, should be brought to justice at the earliest,” wrote a user on Twitter.
Another user wrote, “#JNUUniversity should be handed over to army to deal with these leftist terrorists in the form of students and PHD scholars.”
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