JNU row: Students who raised anti-national slogans lacked ethics, says Parrikar

Mumbai, Feb. 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that the students who raised the anti-national slogans at the JNU campus ‘lacked moral ethics’.

“This incident took place because the students, who raised anti-national slogans in the JNU lacked moral ethics,” Parrikar told the media here.

The Supreme Court will today hear the bail petition of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been arrested on charges of sedition.

Kanhaiya yesterday moved a petition before the apex court seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

Kanhaiya stated in the plea that he “fear for the safety of life and limb” at the Delhi sessions court that had compelled him to approach the apex court directly.

Kanhaiya’s bail petition will be argued by former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee. Kanhaiya has in his petition said there is repeated breakdown of law and order at the Patiala House Court despite directives of the apex court, making it impossible for him and his lawyers to approach the session’s court for bail. (ANI)

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