The AMU authorities suspended eight students late on Wednesday night in connection with the protest during which a motorcycle allegedly belonging to a member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), BJP's youth wing, was set on fire.
AMU students claim the Republic TV crew entered the campus despite not getting permission from the PRO and its reporters were referring to the institution as a "university of terrorists".
Puja Shakun Pandey, the national secretary of the right-wing Hindu nationalist group shot at an effigy of the Mahatma, while other members of the group surrounded and applauded her.
Two cases have been registered in this regard and four people have been detained.
Former vice president of AMU Students' Union Sajjad Subhan Rather, who hails from Kashmir, said "We have come to the AMU to build our careers. Please do not snatch away the 'pens' from our hands."
AMUSU president Faizul Hasan said that he had always championed the cause of freedom of speech but any act of treason or terror was unacceptable to the union.
University authorities have removed the photos and a show cause notice was served to the librarian, who is the curator of the exhibition, an official said on Friday.
Knocking on the door and waiting for an answer before entering anyone's room, and sharing food brought from home with fellow residents have been listed in the advisory.
Violence had broken out on the AMU campus on May 2 as the row over the portrait triggered a right-wing protest.
"The AMU is like any other central university set up under a central Act and runs on its funds. It has to give due reservation."
Both AMU and Jamia are backed by the Central Government and were declared as minority institutes by the former UPA government.
After spending some time with students at the University, Ali Khan Mahmudabad finds out that the ‘portrait problem’ was deployed as a countermeasure to cover up the fact that a mob of people had arrived on the campus shouting slogans about the former vice-president of India.
"There's an instruction from the government to put up pictures of the Prime Minister and the chief minister."
On May 2, violence broke out at the AMU campus as the row over a Muhammad Ali Jinnah portrait on the campus triggered a right-wing protest.
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