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An effigy of PM Modi and others burnt at JNU.
An effigy of PM Modi and others burnt at JNU.

The JNU administration had recently served proctorial notices to four students for burning an effigy of the Gujarat government and gau rakshaks.

Jawaharlal Nehru University administration had recently noticed four students, belonged to the National student’s Union of India (NSUI), for burning an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at JNU.

The effigy of Narendra Modi has been allegedly burnt on the occasion of Dussehra instead of ‘Ravana’ at JNU by the students belonged to NSUI.

JNU said it was “investigating the matter” and served proctorial notice for the students alleged in the matter.

The notice has been issued against four students for burning an effigy of the Gujarat government and gau rakshaks.

On Tuesday, members of the Congress-affiliated NSUI burnt an effigy representing the Prime Minister, to represent their “dissatisfaction with the current government” at the Sabarmati Dhaba.

The effigy which was burnt also represented Ramdev, Sadhvi Pragya, Nathuram Godse, Asaram Bapu and JNU Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar.

Responding to the event, the vice-chancellor tweeted: “The effigy burning incident at JNU was brought to our notice. We are investigating the matter and examing all relevant information.”

Sunny Dhiman, a leader of the NSUI, said, “Earlier, we had burnt an effigy of Modi on the campus premises and nothing happened. Effigy burnings are routine in JNU… no permission is needed for them.”