Keep peace, Kanhaiya tells students

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, sent to judicial custody on Wednesday till March 2 after being arrested on charges of sedition, appealed to students to maintain calm.

“I would like to appeal to all student unions and organisations to maintain peace,” the president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) said in a statement.

“I am an Indian and I don’t support anti-national activity. I condemn the February 9 event, which happened at the JNU,” he said, referring to the allegedly anti-India slogans raised at a meeting there.

“I believe in the integrity and unity of the country,” he said, adding that those who shouted the allegedly anti-national slogans included “some people from JNU and a section of outsiders”.

“I have full faith in the (Indian) Constitution,” he said in the statement that was leaked to the media by his lawyers.

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