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Even free thinking now under attack: Prashant Bhusan


New Delhi : Eminent lawyer and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday said not only Jawaharlal Nehru University and its students’ union, but its thoughts and traditions were under attack.

“JNU is a place where debates can place on any topics. And this is a sign of democracy. Every topic is discussed here peacefully and honestly. Today, there is an attack on it,” Bhushan said addressing agitating students and teachers in front of the admin block of the campus.

  “It’s not just an attack on the university but on its thoughts, on its traditions, on this mentality which says that in any democracy people have a right to think, discuss and debate on every topic,” he said.  Bhushan said people were increasingly being booked for sedition.

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