The Khalid video ran with the caption ‘How dare they (raise) slogan to break India within JNU campus’.
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According to senior BJP leaders, the decision to play the videos was taken by the state party executive, ahead of the BJP’s planned campaign on “nationalism.”
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The meeting was also attended by state BJP president Vijay Rupani and party national vice-president Purshottam Rupala.
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“In the coming days, there would be zero tolerance for people refusing to say Bharat Mata ki jai… In the last few days, there has been a surge of sinister people who refuse to say Bharat Mata ki jai and speak of refusing to say the slogan. We have to rein them in,” Rupala said.
The duo were arrested for their alleged role in organising a protest in JNU — against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru — during which “anti-national” slogans were allegedly raised.
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Earlier, JNU student union president Kanhaiya Kumar was also granted interim bail in the sedition case against him for six months by high court.