The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Sunday said masked miscreants armed with sticks were roaming around on the campus, damaging property and attacking people, prompting it to call the police to maintain law and order.
After violence broke out on the campus Sunday evening, JNU registrar Pramod Kumar said in a statement, "This is an urgent message for the entire JNU community that there is a law and order situation on the campus. Masked miscreants armed with sticks are roaming around, damaging property and attacking people. The JNU administration has called the police to maintain order."
"This is the moment to remain calm and be on the alert.... Efforts are already being made to tackle the miscreants," he added.
Several students and teachers have been injured and rushed to hospital.