NSUI activists mob Union HRD office; protest against VC
Students belonging to National Students Union of India (NSUI) mobbed the HRD office in New Delhi, protesting against the suicide of Rohith Vemula of University of Hyderabad (UoH) and demanding the dismissal of the Vice-Chancellor and stripping Union minister Smrithi Irani of her post. They also led protests at Janthar Mantar. The police had a tough time controlling the mob. They first used tear gas shells. Later, they rounded up the students and whisked them away in police vans.