The Group's reaction was in response to some tweets claiming that Ratan Tata told a Make In India session in Mumbai that Tata Group will not hire any student from JNU.
Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Amid the ongoing raging controversy over events at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Ratan Tata, the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Group has been caught in a crossfire.
As per reports, certain tweets attributed to Ratan Tata emerged wherein the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Group said that the group will not hire any student from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Reports further said that Ratan Tata told a Make In India session in Mumbai that Tata Group will not hire any student from JNU.
However, the group officially denied any such comments attributed to the Chairman Emeritus.
"Mr Tata has not issued any such statement," Tata Group said in its official Twitter handle late in the evening today.
Mr Tata has not issued any such statement. https://t.co/tIVi6Vgukh
— Tata Group (@TataCompanies) February 15, 2016
A political slugfest has erupted over the arrest of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar on charges of sedition amid allegations that some students shouted anti-India slogans.