JNU row: Protesting is your right not raising anti India slogans, says Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi, Feb 13: Rajnath Singh, Home Minister of India has held a series of meetings regarding the protest at the JNU in which Afzal Guru and anti India slogans were raised.

There were several eye balls rolling as the first ones to meet with the Home Minister today were Left leaders D Raja and Sitaram Yechury. Many did question Raja being present at the meeting considering his daughter was part of the controversial protest.

Also read: JNU row: Yechury meets Rajnath, demands release of arrested student leader

Raising anti-India slogans not right: HM

Rajnath during the meeting was firm that the police would do its job and those responsible for raising anti India slogans will be dealt with as per law. We are not planning on targeting any innocents, Singh told the Left leaders while also adding that police would act only against those who are guilty.

While Singh said that protesting is a right, raising anti India slogans is not.

Following this meeting, the Delhi Police Chief, B Bassi held a meeting with the Home Minister. The meeting was aimed at seeking a progress update regarding the ongoing probe.

The police have asked the university to produce before them the students who were raising anti India slogans. Already sedition charges too have been slapped on two persons.

On February 9 a group of students held an event in the JNU campus and shouted slogans against the hanging of Afzal Guru. It has been alleged that during the event several anti India slogans had been raised by the group of students.

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