Jamia Millia Islamia has sent a report to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, detailing the sequence of police action incidents. In which it has estimated property damage of Rs 2.5 crores.
The university has said in its report that the library, where police fired tear gas shells while studying the students, had the maximum damage, and about 80 percent of the loss was done there. On Sunday, the students were in the old library and Zakir Hussain library, when tear gas shells broke the idea of their safety.
Students speak that we used to tell our parents that we are on campus, in the library, it is ours, but we were proved wrong. Even in times of war, libraries and hospitals are not untouched by this as it is not to attack known patients and students. Still, the Jamia library, the students were disbanded, ”said Sadaf J, an MPhil student from Jharkhand who was present at the library that evening.
Police entered the campus following violent protests against the Citizenship Act near the university, which vandalized buses and private vehicles. Amid the backlash between the police actions, the Delhi Police has said that some vandals managed to enter Jamia, After stoning from inside the university, the authorities had their following.
Some students who did not want to be named said that when they saw four policemen beating up a student, “one of them cried and had a fractured leg, within minutes the campus looked like a war zone.