//'Encounter' at Batla House : Report relase by JTSG

'Encounter' at Batla House : Report relase by JTSG

Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Group Invites you to the release of their report ‘Encounter’ at Batla House: Unanswered Questions on 20 Feb 2009.

A group of teachers at Jamia Millia Islamia came together to campaign for truth and justice in the aftermath of the encounter at Batla House on 19thSeptember under the banner of Jamia Teachers Solidarity Group. The Solidarity Group conducted a vigorous civil society campaign, demanding a judicial probe into the ‘encounter’. Piecing together police statements, press reports, testimonies of families and eyewitnesses, and other documentary evidence, the JTSG has compiled a report on the ‘encounter’ and subsequent arrests. The report will be released at Jamia Millia Islamia on 20th February (Friday).

The Programme details are given below.


Arundhati Roy  (noted writer)

Colin Gonsalves (Supreme Court lawyer)

Prashant Bhushan  (Supreme Court lawyer)

Jugal Kishore Shastri (founder, Ayodhya ki Awaz)  and others

20 February (Friday), 3.00 pm onwards, Edward Said Hall (Jamia Millia Islamia)*

Manisha Sethi (9811625577)

Adil Mehdi (9990923027)

Gazi Shahnawaz (9868221506)

Farah Farooqi (9818461817) on behalf of JTSG