DU Reopen Update: Delhi University will open from February 17, Raunak will return to the campus after almost two years

Delhi University News: Due to corona infection, students were not allowed to come to the university campus for a long time. Now the decision to open the campus has been taken after the meeting.

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After the cases of corona virus infection decreased in the capital Delhi, the demand to open Delhi University was being made continuously by the students. According to Vikas Gupta, Registrar of Delhi University, in a meeting held on Wednesday in the presence of the Principal of Colleges, Head of Department and Registrar, it has been announced to open DU from February 17. Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh had said on Tuesday that the university would reopen after taking stock of the preparations. DU has been affected since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and online classes have been going on for almost two years.

DU Reopen Update: Delhi University will open from February 17, Raunak will return to the campus after almost two years
DU Reopen Update: Delhi University will open from February 17, Raunak will return to the campus after almost two years

According to the information received from the registrar, 75 percent of the students in DU are coming from other states, in view of the danger of infection, delay and caution have been taken in opening the university.

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 The students of Delhi University had boycotted online classes on the previous day and also protested outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office on Monday demanding the reopening of the university. After not getting a positive response from the university administration, the students had also announced to start an indefinite sit-in outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office.

The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) had said on the previous day that “the sit-in will continue until the VC gives a written assurance to reopen DU without any further delay.” Amidst protests by students, DU Proctor Rajni Abbi, while addressing the protesting ABVP activists, said, had shared the news of the opening of Delhi University. Nine ABVP workers had also started a hunger strike in the North Campus of Delhi University to demand the reopening of the college. The positive effect of the continuous protests of the students has been seen.