Kolkata: Tension mounts in Kolkata’s Jadavpur University as a massive gathering of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) supporters tried to storm into the varsity protesting last week’s clashes.

On Monday, ABVP activists organised a massive rally protesting the heckling of Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who visited JU last week to attend an event hosted by the party.

Kolkata Police stopped ABVP cadres from entering the university, and the protesters tried to break police barricades to enter the varsity.

Later, the party supporters pelted stones at police officials, leading to a violent interaction. Amid the chaos, students and teachers gathered outside and formed a human chain to resist the ABVP activists.

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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