Jagdish Tytler, the man who spearheaded the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, joins the protests against police action at JNU

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The Sikh Pogrom of 1984. (Image from Wikimedia Under CC-BY-SA-3.0 License)

Jagdish Tytler, the Congress leader who played a key role in Anti-Sikh riots in 1984, joined the Congress march against police action during students’ protest at JNU against Citizenship Amendment Act.

Students from JNU and Jamia Millia University were involved in violent protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The group along with some outsiders have vandalized public property. On Sunday the group set four buses to fire. Police probe has confirmed the use of petrol bombs to set the buses ablaze. The entire set of violent events occurred in a cordinated fashion. The four buses were set on fire at four different locations within a duration of thirty minutes.

Several other coordinated protest occurred in other institutions like IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras and IIT Bombay. Our reporters at IIT Madras have confirmed that the protests were pre-planned and media outlets were informed in advance about the protests.

The congress has supported the violent protests in JNU and JMI. The party spearheads including Priyanka Gandhi, Ahmed Patel and Randeep Surjewala have joined the symbolic protests against the Police action

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