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Who said what as #JNURow #PatialaHouse assault take Twitter by storm

Political leaders and citizens on Twitter are belting out their views on #JNURow and #PatialaHouse attack on JNU students and journalists. We bring you a slice of the action even as JNU students union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was bundled off to Tihar jail.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

Kumar, arrested for sedition, was on Wednesday sent to judicial custody till March 2 while the Supreme Court made Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi personally responsible for his safety after being told that he was "badly beaten up" while being brought to court premises.

Several journalists were again beaten up by a section of lawyers at the Patiala House Court - much like what happened on Monday - before Kanhaiya Kumar was brought there.

With another day of scuffles at the Patiala House court, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the law and order situation in the national capital was "fast deteriorating" and the Communist Party of India-Marxist demanded Bassi's removal following the "assault" on Kanhaiya Kumar. Bassi, however, maintained that the JNU student was not beaten up.


Updated Date: Feb 18, 2016 01:24 AM

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