In connection with the clash between SFI and ABVP members at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.Police arrested 12 ABVP students.Police said accused students have registered under IPC section pertaining to rioting, possessing arms and unlawful assembly.
ABVP campus president of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) Ankit Jamwal said some of the students, affiliated with the SFI, who were drunk, threatened and attacked the ABVP members in the mess in the night.
Both students’ organizations held protest against each other. SFI university campus secretary Noval Thakur alleged the members of ABVP had attacked their members.
Blaming the police for taking action only against ABVP activists, ABVP state secretary Hema Thakur said it was the SFI activists who started the fight. She threatened to launch an agitation if the SFI activists involved in the scuffle were not arrested.