Odisha Sun Times Bureau
New Delhi, Feb 14:
General Secretary of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union Rama Naga, who hails from Odisha, has been charged with sedition by the Delhi police for allegedly raising anti-India slogans.
A case has been registered and arrest warrant has been issued against Rama Naga under Parliament Street police station in New Delhi.
Rama Naga, a native of Jeypore in Koraput district, is absconding since last few days. Therefore, he could not be arrested, according police sources.
According to reports, a meeting protesting the hanging had been held in JNU by some students on the anniversary of hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru on February 9. Rama was allegedly a part of the group.
Police had pressed sedition charges after the RSS student front, ABVP members along with BJP MP Maheish Girri had filed a police complaint against the participants of the meeting and submitted video evidence in support of the incident which they called “anti-national”.