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Sabka ilaaj kar denge: Union minister’s controversial formula to treat protesting students in JNU, Jamia

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Courting controversy, Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan has said to counter protesting students at JNU and Jamia, 10 per cent quota should be given to candidates from West UP.

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Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan believes that a 10 per cent reservation for candidates from West UP in Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University can be an effective way to “deal” with protesting students.

Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Sanjeev Balyan urged Rajnath Singh at a rally in Meerut to make provisions for reservation for West UP students in the two Delhi universities to “treat those raising anti-national slogans”.

“I would urge Rajnath Singh ji to give West UP a 10 per cent reservation in JNU and Jamia and they will treat all those raising slogans against the country,” Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan said, and added, “They can forget about studying there.”

Remarks by the Union Minister come at a time when protests across the country have been going on against the new citizenship law. The two universities, JNU and Jamia Millia Islamia, have witnessed multiple protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) law and the NRC.

Violence broke out at JNU as masked men, armed with sticks and rods, attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which later conducted a flag march.

The Jamia Millia Islamia University, meanwhile, turned into a battlefield after police and students, who wanted to march to Parliament to protest the amended Citizenship Act, clashed with each other.

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