Jamia Millia professor fails on 15 non-Muslim students, the university suspends him because of municipal acts

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Abrar Ahmad, an assistant professor at Jamia University, said on Twitter on Wednesday that he had failed 15 non-Muslim students who did not support agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

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The Jamia University protest site is cleared during the Delhi blockade. (PTI)

A professor at Jamia Millia Islamia University had tweeted about the deliberate failure of 15 of his non-Muslim students. After public outrage on social media about his tweet, the university has now suspended the professor.

Abrar Ahmad, an assistant professor at Jamia University, said on Twitter on Wednesday that he had failed 15 non-Muslim students who did not support agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

The university announced its suspension and ordered an investigation at the same time.

Jamia University tweeted Dr. Abrar Ahmad, Asstt professor at @jmiu_official, has tweeted publicly that 15 non-Muslim students have failed an exam. This is a serious misconduct that leads to community disharmony according to the CCS RULES OF BEHAVIOR. The university suspended him until the investigation.

The professor’s tweet on Wednesday immediately triggered people on Twitter who demanded action against him and said that such community behavior could not be tolerated at a national university.

Jamia Millia Islamia University has seen protests against CAA, NRC and NPR since December. On December 15, the protests became violent and the Delhi police raided the university campus and reportedly beat up students.

The protests outside the university gates have increased in number ever since. It has now been canceled due to the threat of coronavirus proliferation.

Jamia University has been the epicenter of protests against the CAA since December when the brutal police action against students sparked nationwide outrage and universities across the country were in arms to protest the government.

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