Anti-India slogans during Afzal Guru event: JNU probe committee likely to submit its recommendations today
Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges for participating in a JNU event held to commemorate the death anniversary of terrorist Afzal Guru.
New Delhi: The committee set up by Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor to probe into the February 9 anti-India sloganeering issue is expected to submit its recommendations on Friday.
Terming the act by protesting JNU students as vague, the university authorities had then maintained that any talk about disintegration of nation cannot be 'national'. Talking to PTI, the authorities had said that the committee headed by Chief Proctor of JNU will look into the matter.
A group of students organised a programme and termed the hanging of the Parliament attack convict as judicial killing. The student organisers of the event pasted posters across the campus inviting the students to gather for a protest march against judicial killing of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhatt and in solidarity with struggle of Kashmiri migrants, at varsity's Sabarmati dhaba yesterday.
Later, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges for participating in a JNU event held to commemorate the death anniversary of terrorist Afzal Guru. He was recently released on six-month interim bail.
JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, facing sedition charges for allegedly raising "anti-India" slogans are under 14 days judicial custody.
A case against Khalid and Bhattacharya were arrested under the same charges on February 12 after the event held on the university campus against the execution of Afzal Guru. He allegedly shouted anti-India slogans at the event.