As JNU row heats up, Rahul Gandhi meets President Pranab Mukherjee
Rahul Gandhi was shown black flags during his visit to the JNU campus o meet students protesting for the release of Kanhaiya Kumar.
New Delhi: As Jawaharlal Nehru University continues to boil over 'pro-Afzal Guru' event and the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Thursday, met President Pranab Mukherjee.
Rahul along with other Congress leaders met the President to discuss law and order situation amid JNU row with the President.
The Congress vice president was shown black flags during his visit to the JNU campus to meet students protesting for the release of Kanhaiya Kumar.
While addressing the protesting students, Rahul Gandhi indirectly hit out at the Narendra Modi-led NDA government.
"The most anti-national people are the people who are suppressing the voice of this institution," he said.
Meanwhile, Allahabad High Court has ordered to register a sedition case against Rahul over meeting with protesting students in JNU campus in connection with 'ant-national' activities row.
The JNU has been on the boil over the arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges after some students organised a meeting to mark the anniversaries of the execution of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and JKLF co-founder Maqbool Bhat. Anti-India slogans were allegedly raised there.