Arvind Kejriwal raises JNU issue with Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi, Feb 16: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and took up with him the situation in Jawaharlal Nehru University in the wake of the arrest of its students' union president in a sedition case.

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.

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Kejriwal raises JNU issue with Rajnath

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.

The Home Minister 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.


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