New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus is once again in the news. This time after graffiti reading "Bhagwa Jalega" (saffron will burn) and "Free Kashmir" was found sprayed on the walls inside the university. Pictures and videos of the provocative messages sprayed on the walls made rounds on social media and X (formerly Twitter), leading to an outrage on the micro-blogging site.
Messages like “Bhagwa Jalega”, “Free Kashmir” and “Teri Kabra Khudegi” (Grave of yours will be dug) were sprayed on the walls of a building inside the JNU. CAA and NRC messages with cancel mark was also seen on the walls of the campus and "Free Sharjeel" message was sprayed on the wall too.
There has been no statement from the university on the issue so far. However, the videos were shared widely on X and social media.
Such incidents of provocative messages or the JNU campus defaced with slogans have happened in the past too. In December, 2022, anti-Brahman slogans were found on the walls of the JNU campus and action was taken after uproar.
(More details awaited)