Activism

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Dept. of Social Work Students Clean Their Entire Department

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Jamia Millia Islamia

President Pranab Mukherjee in his address to the Parliament in June 2014, said: “For ensuring hygiene, waste management and sanitation across the nation, a Swachh Bharat Mission will be launched. This will be our tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary to be celebrated in the year 2019.” “Emphasising ‘Clean India’ on 15th August 2014 in his Independence ...

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JSSF Calls on You to Join us on Aug 9 at Jantar Mantar in Solidarity with Gaza

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Jamia Students Solidarity Forum (JSSF) calls on all Jamia students and faculty to join the Day of Rage on August 9 called by the International BDS Movement in solidarity with Gaza. Join us at Jantar Mantar between 4 – 8 PM. Jamis Students Solidarity Forum (JSSF) joins the world in condemning Israel’s war on Gaza. We also condemn the Indian government’s ...

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One Billion Rising for Justice at Jamia Millia Islamia

School children perform the "Jaago Dilli Jaago" dance at FTK-CIT Hall, JMI; Tue., Feb. 11, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

[By Samreen Mushtaq, and Anshul Bhamra] With a view to join and strengthen the global “One Billion Rising for Justice” Campaign, Sarojini Naidu Centre for Women’s Studies Jamia Millia Islamia organized a program comprising a dance, a street play and a panel discussion at FTK Auditorium on Tuesday, 11th February 2014. The One Billion Rising campaign, started by feminist-activist Eve ...

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Jamia Rises in Solidarity with the North East Community

Vice-Chancellor Prof. S.M. Sajid (right), in conversation with students from the North East, at Jamia Millia Islamia; Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 (Photo: courtesy JMI)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Feb. 10, 2014] In the aftermath of the recent crimes against members of the North East Community, students, teachers, staff of the Jamia Millia Islamia held a meeting today i.e.February 10, 2014 where the Vice Chancellor Prof S M Sajid along with deans/HoDs/Officers of the University discussed issues regarding the safety and security ...

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Jamia Student Wins U.S. Embassy Contest on Gender

Zubair Nazeer receives his award; Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy JMI)

[Following is a Jamia press release dated Dec. 13, 2013] It is a matter of pride and pleasure that Mr. Zubair Nazeer, Ph.D. Scholar at the Department of Political Science of Jamia Millia Islamia recently participated in a Facebook Contest organized by U.S. Embassy through American Centre, New Delhi on “Ways to Increase Awareness and Reduce Gender Based Violence on ...

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Human Rights Lawyer Vrinda Grover Speaks at Jamia on Communal Violence

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[Following report is by Mahtab Alam, on behalf of Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association (JTSA). Photos and audio recording, however, are by Jamia Journal] The crisis in the Indian judicial system is self-evident. The fact that the Supreme Court is forced repeatedly to constitute Special Investigation Teams (SITs) is an admission by the court that the present machinery is complicit and ...

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Najeeb Jung Felicitates Jamia Student Cycle Rally From Kashmir to Delhi

Jamia student cycle rally team with Lt. Gov. Najeeb Jung (center) near the Ansari Audi., JMI; Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel/ Jamia Journal)

[Following is an official Jamia press release dated Nov. 25, 2013] A unique cycle rally reached Jamia Millia Islamia on November 25, 2013 at 3.30 PM after covering a distance of approximately 1121 kms from Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), through Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh, to Delhi spreading the message of providing a safe and secure ...

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Jamia Students Initiate “Teach to Construct” Literacy Campaign in Jamia

'Teach to Construct' volunteers on Jamia campus celebrating Children's day with the children of Jamia construction workers; Nov. 18, 2013 (Photo: courtesy "The Origin")

[Following is a message from “The Origin”, an NGO running the “Teach to Construct” literacy campaign in Jamia.] India since independence is in continuous effort to eradicate poverty from the country, and yet after more than sixty years of independence, we observe mass illiteracy in our country. In order to eradicate illiteracy from India, we not only need governmental efforts ...

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ABC… Campaign Holds an Orientation Meeting for its Volunteers

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The “ABC… Campaign” held an orientation meeting for its volunteers on campus in the lawns next to the Department of English, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. The ABC… Campaign is a student initiative to provide basic education to the children of construction workers presently working and residing on Jamia campus. This was ABC… Campaign’s first meeting for this year, for ...

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