Solidarity March in Pictures

_MG_9499“I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
– Robert Frost, “The Road Not Taken”


“The cause for justice has brought us here. About a hundred of us have joined this march from Ambedkar University. We come from diverse disciplines— Gender Studies, Literature, History…” – Rucha

_MG_9561“We thought what is happening is wrong, hence we came.”
-A student from Maharshi Dayanand University


“Our idea of nationalism is defined in terms of hatred towards the ‘other.’ I come from South Asian University and we have students from all 8 SAARC countries. We condemn this trend of suppressing student voices as demonstrated in universities like JNU and Bacha Khan University, Pakistan.”-Prabudh

_MG_9567“For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is a discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.”- Dr B. R. Ambedkar_MG_9498“There has to be a clear idea of what we are dissenting, a clear articulation of repression and a proper identification of who we’re protesting against.”
– Nandini Dutta, Archana Agarwal and Karen Gabriel, DUTA

_MG_9487”Jamia supports JNU because oppression anywhere is oppression everywhere”
– Anjali, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi.


“We are JNU,
from the stones you throw,
we’ll build anew,
for we are JNU”
– Rajat Datta, CHS, JNU


“My favourite slogan is ‘El pueblo unido jamás será vencido’ (The people united will never be defeated). Today all of JNU is together, we are united and we shall be victorious.”
– Anas, Student, JNU

_MG_9571“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.”
– Fyodor Dostoevsky

_MG_9371Khil ke rahenge, khilne waale…
“The symbol [of JNU] is a graphic statement which stands for international academic exchange and onwards search of knowledge for the betterment of human being… The design is also representative of the rose-bud closely associated with the name of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.” – JNU News

_MG_9413“Disobedience in the eyes of any one who has read history is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.”
– Oscar Wilde

Revati Kulkarni is an M.A. student at CFFS and works as a photographer for The Informer.

Aakanksha, Abhishek, Dhaval, Jennifer, Mansi and Upama are contributors and work for The Informer.