Modi’s degree authentic, says DU

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New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BA degree was authentic, the Delhi University said on Tuesday.

Registrar Tarun Das said the university had checked its records and it found that the PM’s degree was “authentic.”

“The University of Delhi states that Narendra Damodardas Modi had qualified for the Bachelor of Arts degree with enrollment number CC594/74 and examination roll no 16594 from University in 1978,” Das told Times Now news channel.

His remarks came amid controversy over Modi’s educational qualifications with with the Aam Aadmi Party raising questions about authenticity of the BA degree. A group of party leaders had visited Delhi University earlier in the day to check Modi’s degree and were asked to return on Wednesday.

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Das said the varsity seeks to maintain privacy of all the students enrolled with it, but the clarification had been made in view of queries and reports in the media related to the issue.



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