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Protests outside SRCC over Modi's visit

Posted on Feb 06, 05:46PM | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 6 : Many students Wednesday protested outside Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the college.

Many of the protestors were students with membership of unions affiliated to the left parties.

Angry students shouted: "Modi go back!" and held up posters which read: "Expose Modi!"

Water cannons were reportedly used to disperse the protesting students.

Many of the students belonged to the All India Students' Association, the Students Federation of India and the All India Students Federation -- all Left-wing unions.

Wearing black clothes and masks of ghosts, students crossed the barricade and shouted slogans against Modi outside the college.

A large number of policemen were present at the site.

Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) is the alma mater of many leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including Arun Jaitley, Vijay Goel, Jagdish Mukhi and Vijay Jolly.

Modi's talk at the college is about "Emerging business models in the global scenario".