A media report suggests that the JNU administration relaxed existing guidelines to accommodate local students like Umar Khalid, a PhD student, and CPI leader and Rajya Sabha MP D Raja’s daughter, Aparajita Raja.
The university rules suggest that local students should be considered for accommodation only after non-Delhi students have been accommodated.
For one bed room set, the hostel rent for students staying on campus is Rs. 120 a year and Rs. 240 a year for a room with two beds. But if one has to stay outside like in the nearby Katwaria Sarai, Munirka and Bersarai, one has to shell out over Rs 6,000 per month.