New Delhi: An apex-level internal probe of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) which was constituted to investigate the incident that took place on the JNU campus on February 9 has found 21 students guilty of holding a controversial event to protest against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on the campus, which led to the apprehension of JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar.
The committee submitted its unanimous report to JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar on Monday, has accused students for violating university norms and rules by organising an event in the memory of Parliament attacks convict Afzal Guru. These students were suspended on February 12.
The V-C has apprised the Dean’s Committee of the summary of the inquiry committee recommendations. The office of JNU’s chief proctor would take further action by issuing showcause notices to the concerned students including Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya.
Besides JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, the eight suspended students include Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Ashutosh, Rama Naga, Anant Kumar, Shweta Raj and Aishwarya Adhikari.