Students from IIT Madras, University of Madras and Presidency College have joined their fellow students across the country in condemning the attack on students and teachers at the Jawarharlal Nehru University (JNU) by unidentified people. Besides expressing solidarity with JNU students, they demanded arrest of the perpetrators and resignation of JNU vice-chancellor for the attack that left 34 students and faculty members injured. DMK MP Kanimozhi met the students the university and extended her support. A group of students from Presidency College also protested. Some students protested near Chennai collectorate against the attack. Academicians and alumni of JNU expressed shock over the incident.