Nido Taniam's death: After Rahul Gandhi, now Kejriwal joins protesters

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New Delhi, Feb 4: After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, now Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined the protesting students from North-East India demanding justice for Nido Taniam.

Kejriwal on Tuesday, Feb 4 reached Jantar Mantar in Delhi where the protesters have been holding a dharna seeking stringent punishment for those who were involved in the alleged murder case of Nido Taniam, a young 20-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh.

Nido, who allegedly was beaten by a few local people at Lajpat Nagar market, died. His death created a ruckus in the national capital raising security concern for the students and other young people from North-East India who come to all metro cities in the country including Delhi for education, jobs.

Kejriwal reached protest venue Jantar Mantar demanding justice for Nido Taniam

Earlier on Monday, Rahul Gandhi joined the protesters at the protest venue and said, "What happened to Nido is totally unacceptable. We will ensure Nido gets justice. There is only one India. And that India belongs to all of us. We are going to ensure you get respect in this country. We will fight for you and get you justice."

Earlier Kejriwal too had met Nido's friends and assured that justice will be delivered. Posting an image of his meeting with young students on Facebook, Kejriwal said, "There is no place for elements trying to spread hatred against people and our government will adopt a zero tolerance policy towards such unacceptable behavior since people residing here from all parts of the country and those belonging to other countries are pride of Delhi."

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