On Saturday, Jamia Millia Islamia announced vacation till 5 January 2020 and cancelled all exams in view of the tense situation in the University due to students protest against the citizenship amended act.
According to India today, a senior University official said “All exams postponed. New dates to be announced in due course of time. Vacation declared from December 16 to January 5. University will reopen on January 6, 2020,”
On Friday, the University turned out to a virtual battlefield when the students and the policemen clashed with each other as the students tried to march to Parliament in protest against.Earlier on that day, the administration of the University had announced to postpone the exam which was scheduled for Saturday.
On Saturday, The students of the University had called for a lockdown and had planned to boycott the exams to protest against the citizenship amended act and also against the Friday’s violence following clashes with police during their march.
Mihal Ashraf, a student said, “We the exam in middle and cancelled it. Jamia will also raise voice if anything wrong happens to our nation. We have boycott the classes and exams. We will march again and again for our rights.”