Last year, Rohith Vemula, a PhD. a student from Hyderabad University committed suicide after series of scuffles with ABVP group, university administration, a BJP minister and HRD ministry.
Students across the country marked ‘Rohith Day’ on January 17, the first anniversary of the Vemula’s suicide by protesting on campus.
However, while protesting, many students were detained by the police in several cities. Even Rohith’s mother, Radhika Vemula was arrested by Hyderabad police while entering the HCU campus. Two journalists of In.Uth.com were also roughed up by the police in Delhi while covering the protest.
Here are some photographs from protests across campuses on Rohith day.