Nido Tania Case Study

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Public uproar continued in Northeast and other parts of country over the fatal assault on Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania in New Delhi as students staged protests on the streets seeking justice. (TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Young students from different places in the northeast joined their hands to fight against racism in mainland India and also urged people of the region to unite to fight discrimination against northeast students and citizens.(TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Nido Tania, who hailed from Arunachal Pradesh, died hours after being thrashed by shopkeepers in south Delhi's busy Lajpat Nagar market on Friday. He was the son of Arunachal Congress MLA Nido Pavitra.(PTI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

People from various walks of life joined in candlelight vigils and other protests to pray for Tania's soul.(TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

The youths also slammed Delhi Police for failing to protect students from the northeast studying in the capital. (TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Protesters also demanded strong law against discrimination of students from the northeast, and said they would submit a memorandum to the government in this regard.(TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Students from the northeast also demanded an anti-racism law to ensure the safety of the people from the region. (TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Scores of protestors held placards, raised slogans against discrimination and demanded justice. Nido Tania was the son of Arunachal Pradesh Congress legislator Nido Pavitra. (TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Students from Arunachal Pradesh had threatened that they would hold an indefinite protest.(TOI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

Activists and people from the northeast termed it a "racial attack" while the region's parliamentarians said they would take up the matter with the prime minister.(PTI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

A delegation of students union also met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (PTI Photo)

Youths protest against Nido Tania's death

People near the shop in Lajpat Nagar where Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam allegedly beaten to death by a group of men in south Delhi. (PTI Photo)

20.07 pm: Arunachal student's murder raises serious questions about Delhi Police: Kejriwal19.33 pm: Delhi Police detain three people in connection with Arunachal student Nido's murder.19.12 pm: Delhi Police says there were no external injuries on Arunachal

20.07 pm: Arunachal student's murder raises serious questions about Delhi Police: Kejriwal

19.33 pm: Delhi Police detain three people in connection with Arunachal student Nido's murder.

19.12 pm:
Delhi Police says there were no external injuries on Arunachal student's body chemical analysis of viscera to be done.

19.04 pm:
Police register murder case at Delhi's Lajpat Nagar police station over the death of student from Arunchal Pradesh.

18.44 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal directs education minister to submit detailed report on killing of student from Arunachal.

18.19 pm:  LOk Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Ninong Ering,  to Headlines Today:

- Have sought time from Home Minister. 

- Need justice for students from the Northeast.

- Delhi Police should explain its lethargy in the case.

- Why did the Delhi police not take action against the shopkeeper and his goons.

- Why did the Delhi police force a 'compromise' between Nido and the shopkeeper.

- Why has the shopkeeper not been arrested or taken in for questioning even after Nido's death.

18.13 pm: Representatives from Arunachal government reach Lajpal Nagar.

18.06 pm: AAP says Delhi Police msut take the case seriously.

17.50 pm: Students from North East will protest tomorrow over Nido's death.

Nido Tania, was a first year student of Lovely Professional University.
A college student from Arunachal Pradesh died hours after allegedly being thrashed by the shopkeepers of south Delhi's busy Lajpat Nagar market, his relatives and friends said on Friday.

The deceased, Nido Taniam, was a first year student of Lovely Professional University and he happened to be the son of Arunachal Congress MLA Nido Pavitra.

Reacting to his death, Arunachal govt said that "Police say Delhi is safe, but after this I wonder if it's safe for NE students."

Students from North East will protest tomorrow.

According to the victim's relatives, the incident took place on the evening of January 29 and he succumbed to injuries the day after. An autopsy on the body took place at AIIMS on Friday.

According to reports, Tania was searching a residential address in Lajpat Nagar when a local resident commented on his hair colour. It was followed by an argument and scuffle.

Sources said that the police took away the boy from the spot, but dropped him back after some time.

The youth was then allegedly beaten up by the shopkeepers of the area and others. He was rushed to AIIMS in a serious condition but he could not survive.

More details about the incident were awaited.

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