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AGRA: Following the receipt of Allahabad High Court orders restraining protests on the main gate and inside a radius of 100 mts of the AMU's administrative Block and the Vice Chancellor's lodge, the school authorities on Wednesday designated a spot, close to the campus's duck level for protests .

In its order, dated May 17, the replica of which used to be received via the university just lately, the court docket has directed the district administration and the SSP, to make sure that no one is authorized to stage protest at the main gate of the university or inside the 100 meter radius of the administrative block and vice chancellor's lodge. The court docket's order came on a petition filed via the university in mild of the protest and dharna being held via students who may no longer clear the Phd entrance exam. The protest has been going on for the last 59 days on the varsity's main gate.


Incidentally, in 2017, the Delhi top court docket had prohibited protests at Jawahar Lal Nehru (JNU) university inside 100 meters of the administrative and academic buildings and also directed the university to designate an appropriate position at the campus for this purpose. The JNU administration had designated the Sabarmati Lawns for this purpose.

In their petition, the Aligarh Muslim University has stated that the protesting students have blocked the principle entrance of administrative gate of the university, as such, inflicting hindrance in Ingress and egress of the employees and officers of the administrative development. It used to be additional stated that due to dharna, rally, and procession, legislation and order state of affairs has deteriorated and it has transform impossible for administrative authorities of the university to hold out daily functioning of the university.

The court docket has additionally permitted the university to put in CCTVs in front of the administrative block and different relevant areas so that there can be a clear view of the area around the administrative block including the principle gate.


When contacted, registrar of the university, Abdul Hamid, stated that the court docket's resolution has pop out as a significant respite to the university as almost 50 protests were held previously three hundred and sixty five days. He stated, "following the court's order, the university can now conduct academic activities in a peaceful manner". He added that the university has knowledgeable the district administration and police chief about the similar.


Hamid stated that the university administration has designated a spot for "democratic protests" via students.


Senior Superintendent of police (SSP) Akash Kulhary stated, "We will certainly comply with the high court's order and ensure that the protests are held at the spot designated by the AMU authorities".


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