Slogan shouting incident being used to portray JNU as hub of terrorist activities: Kejriwal to PM Modi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the arrest of JNU students' union president in a sedition case, as per media reports on Tuesday.
Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the arrest of JNU students' union president in a sedition case, as per media reports on Tuesday.
The Delhi CM has told the PM that anti-India activities could not be tolerated but in garb of nationalism innocents should not be detained.
He also added that the slogan shouting incident was being utilised to portray JNU as hub of anti-national, terrorist activities.
Meanwhile, Kejriwal today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and took up with him the situation in Jawaharlal Nehru University.
During the meeting that lasted 15 minutes, Kejriwal voiced concern over the prevailing atmosphere at the institution arising out of an event to protest against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
The President of JNU Students' Union, Kanhaiya Kumar, was arrested following that event.
Sources said the Chief Minister told Singh that the issue got complicated due to police action against the students, as per PTI.
The Home Minister reportedly told Kejriwal that police were probing the matter and action is being taken as per the law, the sources said.
The Chief Minister also discussed with the Home Minister a few administrative issues relating to the Delhi government, they said.
(With PTI inputs)