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JNU students Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya surrender

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New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising “anti-India” slogans, have surrendered before police, sources said.

Both surrendered outside the west gate of JNU on Tuesday, sources said.

“Comrade Umar and Comrade Anirban have surrendered themselves to police. It’s a moment of sadness for the campus because we have seen these activists for years standing with the students,” Shehla Rashid, vice president of JNU Students Union (JNUSU) said in a statement.

“They have placed their faith in the law and we hope that they will be released soon. We also hope that Comrade Kanhaiya gets bail tomorrow,” she said.

A case against Khalid and Bhattacharya was registered at Vasant Kunj police station.

According to the police sources, both have been taken to an undisclosed location. Both the students were accompanied by their lawyers and the representatives of JNU teachers association.

After the surrender of the students, their supporters gathered at Sabarmati Dhaba in the campus.

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