Kanhaiya Kumar reaches JNU; celebrations on the campus

After Kanhaiya was granted interim bail yesterday by the Delhi High Court, celebrations had broken out outside Parliament Street Police Station where students had been camping.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: March 4, 2016 12:49 pm
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JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar reached the Jawaharlal Nehru University premises on Thursday hours after being released from Tihar jail where he was lodged on the charge of sedition, triggering celebrations on the campus that had lately become a venue for vociferous protests.

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Students and teachers eagerly awaiting to catch a glimpse of Kanhaiya had gathered at the Ganga Dhaba from where they will take out a victory march to the Administration Block which has become a venue of protest since his arrest on February 12.

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People also queued up outside Kumar’s hostel Brahmaputra with ‘dhols’ and ‘daflis’ to accompany him during the march.

Meanwhile, two separate meetings of the students union and JNU teachers association were underway to decide the future course of action. Kanhaiya is expected to address the gathering after the march.

However, the university administration maintained the report of the high-level committee has not been submitted to it yet.

“The five-member panel had a deadline till 12 am today. The varsity will take a call based on the recommendations of the panel,” a senior JNU official said.

After Kanhaiya was granted interim bail yesterday by the Delhi High Court, celebrations had broken out outside Parliament Street Police Station where students had been camping.

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Shouting “victory” slogans for Kanhaiya, students later marched from Sabarmati Dhaba, during the night hours.

The JNUSU president was arrested in connection with an event on the campus during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.

Five other students — Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Rama Naga, Anant Prakash and Ashutosh Kumar — had gone in hiding since then but resurfaced on the campus 10 days later.

While Umar and Anirban surrendered before the police, the remaining three refused to do so but maintained that they are open to questioning by police as and when needed.

Kanhaiya was granted interim bail for six months by the Delhi High Court.

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    Kishor
    Mar 3, 2016 at 6:26 pm
    Bhai gussa mat karo...Nagpur cyber cell will pay your ry very soon.
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      Kishor
      Mar 3, 2016 at 6:28 pm
      Kanhaiya Kumar is MY HERO....Proud to be a KANHAIYA BHAKT!!!
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        Kishor
        Mar 3, 2016 at 6:07 pm
        Kanhaiya you are MY HERO.. Welcome back. God bless you. Take care. All the country Dalits, poor, tribals, muslims and farmers are with you in the fight against Brahmanvaad, Manuvaad, Sanghwaad, Fascism. Brahmanvaad se Aazadi. Manuvaad Se aazadi. RSS se aazadi. Bhukmari se aazadi. Desh ko bechne walo se aazadi.
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          B
          Mar 3, 2016 at 4:27 pm
          Due to the sins of insulting Durga mata and Sri Ram, the days of leftists are numbered.
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            M Vyas
            Mar 14, 2016 at 8:03 pm
            Beta Kejariwal tu bhi ab nahi bachega. You said excellent soeech of Kanahiya after he was released on bail.. You supported this anti national goon simply to catch votes of dalits
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              M Vyas
              Mar 14, 2016 at 8:05 pm
              Rahul hi to protest this committee decision and to sit on hunger strike at jantar mantar and to give a free speech to be wrjitten by his chanchas
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                Karan Raheja
                Mar 3, 2016 at 6:21 pm
                LefteTaliban troll nation will not spare likes of you
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                  Karan Raheja
                  Mar 3, 2016 at 5:23 pm
                  Today I am ashamed to be Indian. A sub judice case of sedition and this criminal India hater is making speech while media is promoting him? Anger of nation is simply growing and growing... at some point it will explode and it will be ugly.
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                    Karan Raheja
                    Mar 3, 2016 at 6:22 pm
                    Ya hero for terrorists like you
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