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 […]

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“It was a constructed conspiracy to defame the university and it was planned at a higher level. Among those present at the event, three masked men who raised those ‘anti-national’ slogans were apparently from IB. This is what we suspect”

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Jayati Ghosh on “The Anti-national Economic Policies of the BJP-led NDA”

Jayati Ghosh speaks on “The Anti-national Economic Policies of the BJP-led NDA” at JNU Azadi Chowk on 5 March 2016.

 

This was Lecture #13 in the Teach-in series on nationalism, titled “What the Nation Really Needs to Know: India, the National, and Nationalism”.

 

And here is an Indian Express report on […]