BJP against withdrawl of sedition charges against Kashmiri students

BJP will meet the Union Home Minister in connection with this issue and will demand a CBI probe into it.

Meerut | Published:March 7, 2014 3:14 pm
SEDITION-MEDIUM Around 60 Kashmiri students at Swami Vivekananda Subharti University in Meerut were expelled for three days from the hostel after they had allegedly supported Pakistan cricket team against India in the Asia Cup match . (Reuters)

BJP  on Friday criticised  Uttar Pradesh government for withdrawing sedition charges against Kashmiri students studying at a private university here, saying the SP government is only bothered about vote bank.

“BJP will not tolerate withdrawl of sedition charges against the people who have insulted the nation. The Samajwadi government is bothered only about its vote bank and not about the country,” Laxmikant Bajpai, President of BJP’s Uttar Pradesh unit told PTI over phone.

Alleging that the sedition charges against the Kashmiri students have been withdrawn by the police on state government’s instructions, Bajpai said,” BJP will meet the Union Home Minister in connection with this issue and will demand a CBI probe into it.”

However, SSP (Meerut) Omkar Singh has confirmed that the sedition charges against the students have been withdrawn but investigation on charges of vandalisation and creating a ruckus is still on.

Around 60 Kashmiri students at Swami Vivekananda Subharti University in Meerut were expelled for three days from the hostel after they had allegedly supported Pakistan cricket team against India in the Asia Cup match between the two sides on Sunday last, an action that sparked an outrage in Kashmir Valley.

Yesterday, the Uttar Pradesh police slapped sedition charges against the students, a move that was slammed by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who called the action an “unacceptably harsh punishment” and spoke to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in this regard.

The sedition charges against the students were withdrawn  later.

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    Kumar
    Mar 7, 2014 at 9:14 pm
    Sam is right on most part of his writing except comments on BJP.
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      avinash
      Mar 7, 2014 at 4:19 pm
      because citizens and immigrants are two different status also i do not think India and stan has same relation as India with UK.
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        alex
        Mar 7, 2014 at 11:30 am
        Corruption is the root cause that today India is ranked third amongst most dangerous place to live in the world. 212 bomb blasts in 2013. More than twice as much bomb blasts as in Afghanistan. Anyone is able to get a new ration card, a new ID card, a new SIM card, a new voter registration card, a new adarsh card, a new driver’s license, you name it. People are willing to put our country at risk just so that they can earn some money in their pocket. Corruption is a national security issue. Congress and BJP are the one to blame for our present situation. They promoted this evil corrupt system. Today everyone feels that corruption is normal. Everyone feels that corruption is a way of life. We don’t feel this as a national security issue. Another big issue that is caused by corruption is: China is beating India in almost every field. Are we not as intelligent as Chinese? Of course not. Then why are we behind China in almost every field. Corruption makes unqualified candidates get ahead of a qualified candidate. Our poverty is thrusted on us by BJP and Congress. In the name of religion and caste, they cause riots. For politician, causing riot is a fun time activity. If not, would 1984 or 2002 have happened? Congress and BJP openly supported. What a national tragedy. so many innocent Sikhs and Muslims got killed. Where are the murderers? Are we so inept that we can’t find the murderers and convict them and put them behind bars. It is this corruption that is standing in the way on murderers and prison. Let’s wake up. Join the revolution: The revolution to free India from corruption. Join AAP. Join the revolution. That is the only way we can make India safe and put India ahead of china.
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          Nitin
          Mar 7, 2014 at 11:29 am
          Why not UK should slap sedation charges against Indian in UK for supporting Indian cricket and celebrating team India's win.
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            Sphinx
            Mar 7, 2014 at 12:21 pm
            BJP should rather keep mum.
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