In a video uploaded on Facebook on August 15, the duo claimed the attack on Khalid was supposed to be an "Independence Day gift" to the citizens.
Police spoke to Khalid, his friends and the shopkeepers near the scene of crime
JNU student Umar Khalid was attacked outside the Constitution Club in Delhi.
"Just shut your mouth or we will shut your mouth forever. Tell Umar Khalid and Jignesh Mewani also."
Some unidentified men targeted Khalid at Constitution Club in the high security area near Parliament in New Delhi.
"I hold responsible certain spokespersons of the ruling party and certain television anchors," he told Outlook
The attacker dropped the weapon and fled the spot, police and eyewitnesses said.
Kumar and several other students, including Umar Khalid, had moved the high court seeking quashing of the July 4 order imposing punishments on them.
Kumar had moved the high court on July 17 seeking direction to quash the office order of July 4 passed by JNU through the chief proctor.
Khalid tweeted he has asked for police protection.
The protesting student on Monday hit the streets and marched to the Vasant Kunj police station, demanding Johri's arrest.
"It is an after-effect of the Gujarat results and it is also because they have a sense of fear about 2019," he said.
The event was declined permission on Thursday by the Police without assigning any reason.
Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and JNU student Umar Khalid were supposed to address the students at the event.
How a literary event for the students of Delhi University affiliate Ramjas College became a nightmare for the participating students.
'We will disfigure your face in a way that you will be unrecognisable'
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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