Stop Akhil Bharatiya Vanar Parishad (ABVP) goondas from vandalizing Universities!
A case has been registered at the Maurice Nagar police station against the DUSU president Satender Awana for physically attacking Vineet Mehta, Director of physical Education of SRCC on 14th June, Tuesday. When Awana was stopped by Mehta, faculty of physical education from using college swimming pool illegally, he resorted to physical abuse along with his monkey gang. Earlier Awana’s name also came in dowry harassment and attempt to murder case. The incident at SRCC is a part of growing saffron-unrest in universities at large. ABVP-DUSU goondas have been ransacking Delhi University. DUSU always stood against the students in their struggles and had always been stooge of the state, under both NSUI and ABVP. The monkey brigade of ABVP has only created nuisance in the university and attacked democratic voice of students.
Left and democratic student activists have been brutally attacked by the fascists number of times and even teachers were not spared. Recently, activists of DSU and other organizations were physically attacked by the ABVP goons in Ramjas College while campaigning for Save DU program. When Prof. Mukul Mangalik, faculty of the college, came in support of students, he was threatened by the gang. The same gang attacked members of SFI last year, yet no action was taken against them even after complain was lodged). KYS activists were attacked by ABVP goons during a protest demonstration while the attackers were blatantly shielded by the principal. And let us not forget absolute rumpus created by the hooligans in DU during the screening of Muzzafarnagar Baaki hay, last year. Recently ABVP and DUSU goons physically attacked Prof. G.N Saibaba, when he went to his college,RLA, after he was released by the court from Jail after almost two years of imprisonment . The Goondaism of the DUSU reached a level after Fascist BJP-RSS government came to power.
The character of ABVP is not unknown to the student community. The despicable role of ABVP in the suspension of five Dalit scholars in Hyderabad Central University and then in the institutional murder of #RohithVemula, which enraged the entire country. Their politics of lie and hatred have been mottled by the student community of #HCU. At a time when we see an upsurge of students’ movement in our country, as the present RSS-BJP government has unleashed series of attacks on the students and is planting its ‘students’ wing’ in campuses to vandalize them. In order to divert attention from the brewing protest against the government for HCU incident, RSS-BJP attacked JNU, slapped students with sedition charges, branded students as ‘Anti-Nationals’ and ran media trial against the university. Even soon after 9th February incident, when students of Delhi University gathered in large numbers in solidarity with #JNU students outside Arts Faculty of DU, ABVP and DUSU hooligans appeared there to disrupt the protest demonstration. Comrades of #PinjraTod movement and some women students were severely injured during the attack. Not only that, ABVP attacked a program organized to remember the life of the great revolutionary, Bhagat Singh on his martyrdom day. Yet the Saffronist goons shamelessly try to appropriate #BhagatSingh. The monkey brigade planned similar event at #JadavpurUniversity, Kolkata over screening of a documentary film, but the students of JU foiled the saffronist ploy.
DUSU has been used by the RSS to spread venoms in our university to further their agenda of Saffronization. In the month of January, RSS organized a seminar on ‘Ram Mandir issue’ with the help of DUSU to escalate its fascist movement. The ABVP-DUSU had always worked against the interest of the students of #DU, as seen during militant struggle against #FYUP-#CBCS but brazenly claim credit for the same. Even in the ongoing movement led by #DUTA against draconian #UGCGazette2016 and #API, ABVP led DUSU has supported the government. The recent Gazette has not only increased workload of the permanent teachers and worsened the Teachers-Students ratio, but the ad-hoc and guest teachers would be the worst affect, who are already deprived of professional entitlements and will lose their jobs because of unavailability of work.
DSU condemns the attack on Dr. Mehta by DUSU president and his monkey brigade. The attack on Dr. Mehta should be seen as a part of saffron hooliganism across campuses. #DSU calls upon the student community of DU to stand together against DUSU-ABVP goondaism and saffron onslaught on the university, in order to establish democracy in our University.