Published On : Thu, Jan 4th, 2018

Umar Khalid-Jignesh Mevani event in Mumbai cancelled

Mumbai: The All India Student’s Summit 2018 which was to be held today at Mithibai College in Mumbai has been cancelled. The police have taken a few students into custody. JNU student leader Umar Khalid and Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani were supposed to deliver a lecture here, but the police have refused permission.

The summit also called, Chhatra Bharati, was to have been held at Bhaidas Hall. Sagar Bhalerao, organiser of the Chhatra Bharati event long ago and Bhaidas Hall had been booked for the event. “But now we are being denied entry,” Bhaleroa said.

FIRs have been registered against Mevani and Khalid under section 153(A), 505 & 117 at the Vishrambaug Police Station in Pune.