They marched from Mandi House to HRD Ministry, where a student-delegation met the officials following which the group decided to carry on the march to the President's office.
NSUI's Shivam Shukla won the President seat by defeating ABVP's Harshit Pandey by a huge margin while Chandan Kumar Mishra became the Vice President, Avnish Pandey won the General Secretary seat and Rajnikant Dubey secured the Librarian post.
"A part of the same group had gathered outside the university gate and were shouting their usual slogans: kill the leftists, kill the anti-nationals, desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro saalon ko. The mob outside that was doing it was joined by ABVP students from inside the campus also. So who they were is clear."
In the depressive higher education milieu of incompetence, casteism and exorbitant fees, JNU stands out as a beacon of hope for many.
JNU students have been protesting for nearly three weeks against the draft hostel manual, which has provisions for hostel fee hike, dress code and curfew timings.
Students wanted to march towards the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), where Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is addressing a convocation, but the gates have been barricaded.
JNU students allegedly barged inside VC Jagadesh Kumar's residence while he was away and surrounded his wife
The ABVP, in turn, said the two were siding with the Congress, which had supported the accused students, and termed it a "political ploy" divert attention.
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."
Along with Yadav, a case of manhandling and threatening has been filed against 18 others in the Colonelganj Police Station, and a probe has been initiated in the matter.
The comments come days after candidates backed by Left groups won all four key posts in the JNU Students Union elections.
The plea filed by three candidates alleged that EVMs were tampered with and questioned how "privately procured" EVMs could have been used in the polls held on September 12.
Balaji swept JNUSU elections, the results for which were announced on Sunday, defeating ABVP candidate Lalit Pandey.
In a statement, the JNU Election Committee said it suspended the counting temporarily but refused to name the party which protested.
All arrangements have been made by the election authorities for the JNUSU polls.
Polling took place at 52 centres in the colleges, where as many as 1.35 lakh voters have been involved in deciding the fate of 23 candidates in the DUSU polls.
NSUI, along with protesting students demanded the resignations of Javadekar and CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal.
The students have been protesting on the Rowriah outskirts for the past four days but the Centre has given no response as yet.
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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
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