Expressing his displeasure over anti-national activities at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the government will not tolerate any anti-national activities in the country and anyone raising anti-India slogans or questioning the nation’s unity and integrity, will not be spared.
“Whatever is happening at JNU, I have given the required instructions and strict actions will be taken against them. We will not forgive them,” said Rajnath Singh.
The Home Minister said he asked the Delhi Police to take “strongest possible action” against those who were allegedly involved in anti-India acts in Jawaharlal Nehru University campus recently.
In a recent development, the Delhi Press Club management has filed a complaint at Parliament Street Police Station against the organiser of the event where pro-Afzal Guru slogans were raised.
Later, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested and few other students have been booked for sedition.
A group of students on Tuesday held an event on the JNU campus and allegedly shouted slogans against the government and the country over the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in 2013.
The event occurred despite varsity administration having cancelled the permission following a complaint by ABVP members, who termed the activity as “anti-national”.
Days after the outrage over a group of left-leaning students in JNU organising a meet to mourn the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and JKLF cofounder Maqbool Bhat, another commemorative meeting was held at the Press Club of India in Delhi on Wednesday where anti-India slogans were raised.
The club reacted sharply as it came under attack for the event. It issued a showcause notice to the member in whose name the venue had been booked.
“A case has been registered against SAR Geelani, the main organiser of the event. We are collecting evidence and will act accordingly,” DCP, Delhi said.