On Sunday night over 30 faculty members and students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) were admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) trauma centre as they were attacked by men concealing their identity by covering their face, inside the university campus.
All the people who were admitted in the AIIMS trauma centre were discharged on Monday morning. Among many who were attacked by the masked men were Assistant Professor, Ameet Parameswaran, School of Art and Aesthetics, Aishe Ghosh, President, JNU Student Union, and Sucharita Sen, Professor.
These and many other were admitted to the AIIMS trauma centre and narrated the ordeal to the doctors treating them. They told that, they were attacked by bricks, stones, and even iron rods.
One of the doctors who was treating the JNU students and faculties at the AIIMS trauma centre said “we discharged the students and teachers. Parameswaran along with others was discharged at around 12:30. He was recalling, while being treated, how brutally the mob vandalised the property and went on hitting students”.
As soon as these victims were admitted to AIIMS, number of other faculty members and students were seen flocking the university campus showing their support to the victims, who got injured in the violence in JNU. At least 2 security guards and one student were taken to the Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital and were discharged on Monday morning.
The doctor at AIIMS also said “most of students suffered wounds on the limbs and head due to stone pelting and hitting by blunt objects. Some had swollen legs and hands. They have all given proper treatment and discharged”.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Senior Leader, Congress, went to the hospital at night in order to meet with the injured victims.
Senior Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi had rushed to the hospital at night to meet the injured.