Photos | Dissent on the streets: Young India Adhikar March in Delhi

Thousands of students took to the streets of Delhi today as they marched from Red Fort to Parliament street during the Young India Adhikar March. They chanted slogans to raise various demands like filling up of all government vacancies, creation of more government jobs spending 10% of the country's GDP on education, etc. The march was participated by leaders of the Opposition as well. Amid the slogans and speeches, the march served as a platform for the youth to voice their dissent ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

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In yet another demonstration of dissent, student leaders and union members from over 50 organisations and universities took part in the Young India Adhikar March from Red Fort to Parliament Street today, to demand educational and employment opportunities from the government. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

In yet another demonstration of dissent, student leaders and union members from over 50 organisations and universities took part in the Young India Adhikar March from Red Fort to Parliament Street today, to demand educational and employment opportunities from the government. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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Some of the demands raised include filling up of all government vacancies, creation of government jobs, stopping the fund cuts and seat cuts, spending 10% of the country’s GDP on education, implementing the Right to Dignified Employment as a Fundamental Right and an end to an ‘environment of hate and discrimination in Universities and other spaces’. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

Some of the demands raised include filling up of all government vacancies, creation of government jobs, stopping the fund cuts and seat cuts, spending 10% of the country’s GDP on education, implementing the Right to Dignified Employment as a Fundamental Right and an end to an ‘environment of hate and discrimination in Universities and other spaces’. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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Various student groups joined in the march to show solidarity towards an alleged systematic oppression of marginalised communities by the ruling government. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

Various student groups joined in the march to show solidarity towards an alleged systematic oppression of marginalised communities by the ruling government. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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The Young India National Coordination Committee (YINCC) claimed that over the past five years, youth movements have fought against unemployment, corruption and paper leak in the employment exams like the SSC movement, railway movement, para-teachers’ movement among others. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

The Young India National Coordination Committee (YINCC) claimed that over the past five years, youth movements have fought against unemployment, corruption and paper leak in the employment exams like the SSC movement, railway movement, para-teachers’ movement among others. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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According to media reports, the Delhi Police had earlier refused to give permission for the march route. The organisers stated that it was unfortunate that they were being denied permission but eventually it was confirmed that the permission was granted. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

According to media reports, the Delhi Police had earlier refused to give permission for the march route. The organisers stated that it was unfortunate that they were being denied permission but eventually it was confirmed that the permission was granted. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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The march witnessed speeches by different figures like former president of JNU Students’ Union Kanhaiya Kumar, DMK MP Kanimozhi, MLA Jignesh Mevani, among others. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

The march witnessed speeches by different figures like former president of JNU Students’ Union Kanhaiya Kumar, DMK MP Kanimozhi, MLA Jignesh Mevani, among others. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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The protest, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, aimed to show the ruling government the discontent and anger experienced by the country’s youth for being denied their constitutional rights. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

The protest, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, aimed to show the ruling government the discontent and anger experienced by the country’s youth for being denied their constitutional rights. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

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