Subin Dennis added 55 new photos to the album: Delhi Students Protest the Institutional Murder of Rohith Vemula — with Ashique Ali T and 9 others in New Delhi, India.
Students in Delhi protested in front of the Ministry of Human Resource Development against the institutional murder of Rohith Vemula, the Dalit student who was driven to suicide at the University of Hyderabad on Sunday, 17 January 2015. As usual, the Delhi Police under directions from the BJP government unleashed a brutal attack on the protesting students. Water cannons and lathis were the Modi government's answer to the popular anger at ye
t another Dalit student taking his life at a premier educational institution in the country. More than 150 of the protesting students were detained by the police, and taken in five buses to the Parliament Street and Mandir Marg police stations . Many suffered injuries (including fractures and joint dislocations) in the reckless police assault and had to be hospitalised.