A youngster, said to be a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) student wing, spat on the face of Delhi University professor S A R Geelani, who once faced the terror charge, during a seminar on communalism, on Thursday.
Geelani, who was an accused in the 2001 parliament attack case before he was exonerated by the Supreme Court for want of clinchign evidence, was chairing the seminar here in the art faculty building of Delhi University.
Around 100 activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) allegedly barged into the meeting hall during the seminar on ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“Communalism, Fascism and Democracy: Rhetoric and RealityÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â” and vandalised the venue.
Shouting slogans like ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“Bharat Mata Ki Jai,ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â” they continued their violent protest for nearly an hour.
Image: S A R Geelani, acquitted in the Parliament attack case, leaves the seminar venue as a group of ABVP activists shouted slogans and went on a rampage against him, at Delhi University in New Delhi on Thursday.