Various student bodies and students from colleges continued the DU reopening protest against the shutdown for the 2nd day in a row. Thus, on Tuesday, 8th February 2022 students voiced their demands with placards and banners. They protested outside the arts faculty for the elimination of online classes. Also, on Monday, i.e. the day before, students had held a protest outside the VC’s office.
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How did DU reopening protest Day 1 go?
The Students Federation of India (SFI) along with the All India Students Association (AISA) protested on Monday. Hence, they boycotted online classes and demonstrated outside the VC’s office compound. Thus, their sole demand was the immediate reopening of colleges. As per the AISA, the proctor has assured that a reopening notice will be published on Monday.
The DU reopening protest was huge and the Delhi Police had to intervene. Also, students allege that the police mishandled things and detained students. But, this was denied by them completely.
DU reopening protest day 2 progress update:
Students are highly determined and filled with the zeal to attend physical classes. Thus, they stated that they will continue the DU reopening protest until any notice is released. AISA stated that JNU students met its Dean of Students (DoS). Thus, they decided to reopen hostels, restart mess facilities, and offline classes for the batch of 2020 from 6th February 2022 itself.
SFI used Twitter to protest and gather mass support. Also, they are going to start “Sadak pe Kaksha” that is, “classroom on the street” propaganda from 9th February onwards.