The PhD scholar from Jawaharlal Nehru University is now more focussed than ever to realise her dream of doing “social work and touching people’s lives”. Originally from Pali in Marwar, Rajasthan, Ummul Kher’s family shifted to Delhi when she was five.
Around 15 students, led by Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) cultural secretary Romjir Rakshap, were detained from near Bihar Bhawan while they were trying to bypass barricades on their way to the embassy.
Although DU’s Admission Committee has decided April 20 as the day to begin admissions, sources said the university was not prepared to start on the decided date and the process would most likely be pushed forward by a few days.
The violence at Ramjas College last month has revealed cracks beneath the surface of the country’s premier university. Mallica Joshi and Aranya Shankar look at the world of campus politics, and find parallels to the larger national discourse