“We were marching peacefully when policemen stopped us, took us inside the police station and lathicharged us. Around 10-15 students were injured,” said a Class XI student, showing an injury on his back.
“My niece has not being going to school since the incident and is traumatised. We had to take her to a doctor and she has had fever and headaches since Tuesday, after the incident. She is taking medicines,” said Priyanshu.
Pictures and videos of the one student, who identified himself as Sukhram, attending the school on Thursday has also gone viral on social media. “I was alone in the school today (Thursday),” the student is heard saying in the video.
Twelve police officers are part of the social media team based at the DGP headquarters in Lucknow. “They oversee the digital volunteers initiative, too. Two of the 12 officers, a DSP and a Sub-Inspector, are women,” Rahul Srivastava, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP).