JNU students rally: Social media has been flooded with reactions of tweeple who are constantly tweeting about the situation of Jawahar Lal Nehru students rally which has been stopped after the imposition of section 144 against the fee hike. From sharing videos to sending their opinion on the micro-blogging site, the tweeple are actively tweeting about the situation in the near campus.

One of the users wrote that it is a shameful for a minimal increase of fee per month. Also asked the reason for asking the ruckus by JNU students. Further pointed out that Congress is supporting JNU Freebies and had demanded free education for students.

Another user wrote that it is brave fight for every student who are fighting for the right to education. While someone wrote that the students are misusing the freedom of expression.

Due to the imposition of section 144, several students not allowed to carry out their march towards the parliament to mark protest against recent fee hike.

Observing a massive protest, on Sunday, JNU Vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar, requested the students in a video to return to their classes. In a video message released on the varsity’s website, he stated that the worried parents and students are continously mailing him about the situation as it is affecting their academic activities. Ever since the university had issued the draft of a hostel manual which included the provisions hostel fee hike, dress code and hostel timings, the students are continously protesting in the campus.

Keeping in view to restore the situation, the Education Ministry formed a three-member panel to recommend measures for the normal functioning of the central university.

HRD Secretary R Subrahmanyam stated to a leading news agency that the government had appointed a three-member high power committee in a view to restore the normal functioning of JNU through dialogue with all stakeholders. Also advised the university administration for resolution of contentious issues.

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