Students of Jamia Milia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University organized a Candle March on 15, December on the eve of Jamia violence where students were brutally beaten up by Delhi Police.
This march was again stopped by the police asking them to maintain social distancing. Students claim that Umar khalid’s mother and sister were detained but the police has repudiated these claims.
On 15 December 2019, students and residents from Jamia organised a protest from their campus to Parliament but were stopped by the police.
According to the police, then the crowd started pelting stones and set vehicles on fire. After that the Police, retaliated by lathi charge and eventually entered the campus and went on to the campus library. Delhi Police has named the Local MLA, PHD student Sharjeel Imam , Asif Iqbul Tanha and 4 other people in the FIR.