In pictures: Students clash over Ramjas College’s literary festival

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ABVP and AISA members fight with each other after a scuffle broke out between them. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

ABVP and AISA members fight with each other after a scuffle broke out between them. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Clashes began on Wednesday as some DU students, led by members of AISA and SFI, took out a march on Wednesday demanding action against the ABVP members who had disrupted Ramjas Literary Society function a day ago. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Clashes began on Wednesday as some DU students, led by members of AISA and SFI, took out a march on Wednesday demanding action against the ABVP members who had disrupted Ramjas Literary Society function a day ago. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Teachers, students and journalists were allegedly assaulted during clashes at Delhi University campus. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Teachers, students and journalists were allegedly assaulted during clashes at Delhi University campus. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Three Delhi University students were brought to Hindu Rao Hospital’s emergency on Wednesday afternoon, with minor injuries. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Three Delhi University students were brought to Hindu Rao Hospital’s emergency on Wednesday afternoon, with minor injuries. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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The ABVP members had allegedly thrown bricks and shouted slogans forcing the college to cancel the event where JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid had been invited to speak. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

The ABVP members had allegedly thrown bricks and shouted slogans forcing the college to cancel the event where JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid had been invited to speak. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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As the protesters reached Arts Faculty, ABVP members tried to intercept the march by allegedly throwing bottles at the protesting students. They also allegedly snatched the phone of Shehla, who was to speak at the event (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

As the protesters reached Arts Faculty, ABVP members tried to intercept the march by allegedly throwing bottles at the protesting students. They also allegedly snatched the phone of Shehla, who was to speak at the event (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Police beats students in attempt to disperse them from the chaos. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Police beats students in attempt to disperse them from the chaos. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Police officials from Maurice Nagar police station formed a human chain to keep the protesters and ABVP members apart even as some students were seen carrying their bags over their heads to protect themselves. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Police officials from Maurice Nagar police station formed a human chain to keep the protesters and ABVP members apart even as some students were seen carrying their bags over their heads to protect themselves. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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The police told shopkeepers near Patel Chest to down their shutters to prevent vandalism. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

The police told shopkeepers near Patel Chest to down their shutters to prevent vandalism. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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ABVP members sat outside Maurice Nagar police station, blocking the entry of others who wanted to go inside to lodge complaint. Both the sides filed cross complaints though no FIR has been filed so far. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

ABVP members sat outside Maurice Nagar police station, blocking the entry of others who wanted to go inside to lodge complaint. Both the sides filed cross complaints though no FIR has been filed so far. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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By 5.30pm, teachers and student organisers of Tuesday’s event and some of their supporters who were holed up inside college campus were taken out in police buses and sent to Metro stations. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

By 5.30pm, teachers and student organisers of Tuesday’s event and some of their supporters who were holed up inside college campus were taken out in police buses and sent to Metro stations. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Ramjas College Principal Dr. Rajender Prasad said he is in discussion with the teachers who were organizers of the event and requested both the groups to not disrupt the peace and harmony in the college. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Ramjas College Principal Dr. Rajender Prasad said he is in discussion with the teachers who were organizers of the event and requested both the groups to not disrupt the peace and harmony in the college. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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The teachers condemned the violence on campus. There have been clashes between students before but what we saw yesterday and today is different. Teachers were attacked. If they have differences, they can protest. Why resort to violence?, said DUTA president Nandita Narain at the protest site. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

The teachers condemned the violence on campus. There have been clashes between students before but what we saw yesterday and today is different. Teachers were attacked. If they have differences, they can protest. Why resort to violence?, said DUTA president Nandita Narain at the protest site. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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