Thousands of people from colleges, universities and civil society on Thursday took out a march to protest the police action at JNU and demanded immediate release of the varsity's students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is facing sedition charges.

Holding placards bearing incisive messages and shouting slogans like 'Long Live JNU', the protesters marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar.

Here are some pictures:

Demonstrators shout slogans as they hold placards during a protest demanding the release of Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: Reuters


A demonstrator waves Indian national flag as she takes part in a protest demanding the release of Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: Reuters


CPI leader D Raja and CPI(M)'s Brinda Karat along with students from various organisations march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: PTI


Activists and students from various organisations march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: PTI


Students from various organisations during their march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: PTI


A demonstrator shouts slogans and waves the Indian national flag as she takes part in a protest demanding the release of Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: Reuters


Activists and students from various organisations during their march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: PTI


Indian student hold placards and shout slogans as they protest against the arrest of an Indian student for sedition in New Delhi | Source: AFP

 

An Indian student wears a mask with a photo of Bhagat Singh, an Indian revolutionary socialist who was influential in the Indian independence movement, as they shout slogans and protest against the arrest of an Indian student for sedition | Source: AFP 


 A student exchanges words with policemen at Parliament Street during students' march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar demanding the release of JNUSU Kanhaiya Kumar | Source: PTI