Jayati Ghosh: This is a “constructed conspiracy” of the state.

The anti-national debate was given a new perspective at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s speak-in on Saturday as professor of economics Jayati Ghosh said, “A person cannot be anti-national; only policies, state policies can be anti-national.”

“The term in the last few years had been used to fix any political opponent of the government. Justice against Kudankulam […]

Afzal Guru Row ‘Constructed Conspiracy’ by State: JNU Professor – The New Indian Express

The controversy over an event at JNU commemorating Afzal Guru’s hanging during which anti- national slogans were allegedly raised was a “constructed conspiracy” of the state to defame the university, faculty member and noted economist Jayati Ghosh said today.

“It was a constructed conspiracy to defame the university and it was planned at a higher […]