Akhtar also assured students regarding rescheduling of the exams for this term. she said, "We will reschedule the exams, will discuss with deans and make a new schedule".
Several private and public vehicles were torched. The cops were stone pelted, following which they fired tear gas shells. Police later said that it had to enter the university to nab the violent protesters.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted, "Security Update - Entry & exit gates of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh are closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations. Normal service in all other stations."
Several protesters and policemen sustained injuries during a protest against the new citizenship law near the Jamia Nagar area on Sunday.
A protest, led by the students of Jamia Millia Islamia, against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, had turned violent on Sunday, following which the police had to resort to lathi-charge and tear gas shelling to bring the situation under control.
Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar has said that as many as 200 people were injured in the incident, of which many are students of the university.
Several students of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University were seen leaving the campus with their luggage this morning as the varsity was closed till January 5 owing to yesterday's violent protests.
The student protesters pelted stones at the police party as they were contained within the college premises after cops closed the entrance from outside. Agitators raised slogans in support of Jamia students.
Nazma Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor of JMI said that police action against students on Sunday took place because of confusion which occurred when protestors opposing the Citizenship Act entered the campus after clashing with police outside.
The online admission forms and e-prospectus is available from March 14 to April 12 for the above mentioned programmes offered on the official websites – jmicoe.in and jmi.ac.in. The last date to apply for admission is April 12.