A Jamia Millia Islamia student was shot at on Thursday during a protest march from the university to Rajghat.
The injured, Shadab Farooq, a MA Mass Communication student from Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, was first taken to the nearby Holy Family Hospital and later shifted to the AIIMs trauma centre.
The accused, who has been detained by the police, brandished a pistol and shouted “kisko chahiye aazadi, mai doonga aazadi” [who wants freedom, I will give it]. He has been identified as Gopal, a resident of Jewar town in Gautam Budh Nagar.
Reports said, the accused was detained from the spot.