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Ex-Army officers threaten to return JNU degrees against anti-national activities in campus
13 February 2016
New Delhi,13/February/2016 (ITNN)>>>> Unhappy over the anti-national sloganeering in support of terrorist Afzal Guru at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU ) campus, a group of ex- Army officers have threatened to return their degrees as protest. According to the media reports, officers of the 54th NDA Course have told the JNU V-C that they find it difficult to be associated with the university which is turning into a hub of 'anti-national' activities. It will be difficult to be associated with such institution.

All the cadets, who join the National Defence Academy (NDA) after 10+2, are provided with a graduation degree of Jawaharlal Nehru University after the completion of the course. JNU has been in the news after a group of students shouted anti-India and pro-Afzal Guru slogans during a function in the university campus. The event was organised by a group of students to protest the 2013 hanging of Guru,an alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed militant, from Kashmir.

The protest sparked clashes between two groups of students after which police were deployed in the campus. A day later,another meeting was held at the Press Club of India in Delhi where anti-India slogans and placards were also raised. Kanhaiya Kumar,the president of the left-dominated JNU Students Union,was arrested from a hostel in the university campus early on Friday in the police crackdown.