JNU imposes fine on Kanhaiya Kumar, rusticates Umar Khalid
New Delhi: The Jawaharlal University has imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar and rusticated fellow student Umar Khalid for one semester for an event organised on February 9 in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.
The duo was jailed for the issue and was out on bail.
The JNU administration has also taken strict action against 14 other students including Mujeeb Gattoo and Anirban Bhattacharya who were present during the event where slogans praising Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru were allegedly raised.
Kanhaiya was arrested on February 12, three days after the controversial event and around 10 days later, Umar and Anirban resurfaced on the varsity campus before surrendering to police.